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Exploit:JS/MS09002.C


Exploit:JS/MS09002.C is a detection for JavaScript-enabled objects that contain exploit code for the vulnerability described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-002. Malicious Web sites may contain JavaScript which attempts to execute code without the affected user's consent.
 
Users should apply the necessary security updates to ensure protection against this exploit.


What to do now

Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as Microsoft Security Essentials, or the Microsoft Safety Scanner. For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/security/antivirus/av.aspx.
 
Get the latest computer updates
Exploit:JS/MS09002.C is a detection for JavaScript-enabled objects that contain exploit code for the vulnerability described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-002. Users should apply the necessary security updates to ensure protection against this exploit.
 
You can use the Automatic Updates feature in Windows to automatically download future Microsoft security updates while your computer is on and connected to the Internet.
To turn on Automatic Updates in Windows Vista
  1. Click Start, and click Control Panel
  2. Click System and Maintainance.
  3. Click Windows Updates.
  4. Select a setting. Microsoft recommends selecting Install updates automatically and choose a time that is convenient for you. If you do not choose Automatic, but you choose to be notified when updates are ready, a notification balloon appears when new downloads are available to install. Click the notification balloon to review and install the updates.
To turn on Automatic Updates in Windows XP
  1. Click Start, and click Control Panel
  2. Click System.
  3. Click Automatic Updates.
  4. Select a setting. Microsoft recommends selecting Automatic. If you do not choose Automatic, but you choose to be notified when updates are ready, a notification balloon appears when new downloads are available to install. Click the notification balloon to review and install the updates.

Threat behavior

Exploit:JS/MS09002.C is a detection for JavaScript-enabled objects that contain exploit code for the vulnerability described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-002. Malicious Web sites may contain JavaScript which attempts to execute code without the affected user's consent.
 
Users should apply the necessary security updates to ensure protection against this exploit.
 
It is common for this detection to trigger on a user's Internet cache. This may indicate that the user has recently visited a Web site that attempted to download and execute files on their computer.

Symptoms

There are no obvious symptoms that indicate the presence of this malware on an affected machine.

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.65.438.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.117.2303.0 and higher
First detected on: Sep 05, 2009
This entry was first published on: Nov 09, 2009
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

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