Published Dec 29, 2011|Updated Jan 23, 2012


Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Java/Agent.DZ trojan (ESET) Exploit.Java.CVE-2010 (Ikarus)

Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0840.NS is a variant of the Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0840 family - a detection for a malicious Java applet stored within a Java Archive (.JAR) that attempts to exploit a vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) up to and including version 6 update 18. The vulnerability allows an unsigned Java applet to gain elevated privileges and potentially have unrestricted access to a host system outside its "sandbox" environment. It is discussed in CVE-2010-0840.


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