Published Jun 01, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-3552.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-3552.A is a detection for HTML code that uses a certain Java plug-in to exploit a vulnerability in Java described in CVE-2010-3552, otherwise known as the Java Skyline exploit. Successful exploitation leads to remote code execution.

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:

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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.

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