Alert notifications or detections of this malware from installed antivirus or security software may be the only other symptom(s).
Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0842.A is a detection for Java malware that exploits a vulnerability discussed in CVE-2010-0842. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
What to do now
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:
This threat exploits a known vulnerability in Java. After removing this threat, make sure that you install the updates available from the vendor. You can read more about this vulnerability in Java, as well as where to download the software update from the following links:
It may be necessary to remove older versions of Java that are still present. Keeping old and unsupported versions of Java on your system presents a serious security risk. To read more about why you should remove older versions of Java, see the following information.
Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0842.A is a detection for Java malware that exploits a vulnerability discussed in CVE-2010-0842.
Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0842.A may be encountered when browsing a malicious web page. The exploit may be one ore several components that execute when viewing a malicious web page. The malicious components are heavily obfuscated and commonly stored within JAR (Java archive) files as in the following example:
<malicious file.jar> - contains three or more components:
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.