Exploit:W32/JetDb.C

Classification

Malware

Exploit

W32

Exploit:W32/JetDb.C

Summary

This sample arrives together with a malicious MS Word document file as a package or attachment to email messages. The specially crafted file exploits a known Remote Code Execution vulnerability on Microsoft Jet Database Engine.

Removal

Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

Suspect a file is incorrectly detected (a False Positive)?

A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

  • Check for the latest database updates

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  • Submit a sample

    After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.

    NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

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Technical Details

This malware file arrives as a package usually with another maliciously crafted MS Word Document file to be executed.

When loaded, this malware wil then exploit a known Remote-Code-Execution vulnerability on MS Jet Database Engine.

A successful execution of the exploit will result to the file C:\SVCH0ST.EXE to be created and executed on the user's system.