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.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
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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.