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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Dec 22, 2009 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:Java/CVE-2008-5353.C

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Exploit:Java/CVE-2008-5353.C is a detection for exploit code that targets a known vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (CVE-2008-5353). It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the affected computer.
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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