is a malicious PDF file that exploits a vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader.
The vulnerabilities, discussed in CVE-2010-0188, allow this malware to download and run arbitrary files.
The following versions of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader are vulnerable to this exploit:
Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader earlier than 8.2.1
Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader earlier than 9.3.1
Downloads arbitrary files
If Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AEB successfully exploits a vulnerable computer, it attempts to download and install arbitrary files.
In the wild, we have observed Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.AEB contacting the following sites for this purpose:
As of this writing, the sites are unavailable.
Analysis by Horea Coroiu
There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptoms.