Published Dec 16, 2009 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:Java/CVE-2008-5353.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan.Java.Selace (Ikarus) JV/Selac (McAfee)

Summary

Exploit:Java/CVE-2008-5353.A is a detection for malicious code that attempts to exploit a vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). The vulnerability, referenced by CVE number CVE-2008-5353, may lead to the download and execution of arbitrary files in an affected system.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the following:
 
 
For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.
Update vulnerable applications
This threat exploits known vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment. After removing this threat, make sure that you install the updates available from the vendor. You can read more about these vulnerabilities in Java applets, as well as where to download the software update from the following links:
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