Exploit:W32/CVE-2011-3402.A is a Generic Detection that identifies malicious files which exploit a known vulnerability in various Windows operating system versions.
Generic detections are broad patterns of code or behavior that are used by security software to identify programs or files. If you suspect the detected file was incorrectly identified, go to: Removal: Resolve a False Positive.
The malicious files identified by this detection exploit a known vulnerability in specific versions of the Windows opearting system. To prevent successful exploitation, please ensure you install the latest updates available for Windows. A patch for this vulnerability was released by Microsoft in December 2011 and is available at:
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Exploit:W32/CVE-2011-3402.A is a generic detection that identifies malicious font files which can be used to exploit a known vulnerability in the TrueType font parsing engine on specific versions of the Windows operating system.
If successfully used, this exploit can allow execution of malicious code contained in specially crafted font data on a web page or Word document.