Published Sep 16, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:JS/CVE-2013-2551.C

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat uses an Internet Explorer vulnerability to download and run files on your PC, including other malware.

It runs when you visit a hacked or malicious website and you have a vulnerable version of Internet Explorer.

The following Internet Explorer versions are vulnerable:

  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

Update your software

It's also important to keep your other software up to date:

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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