Published Dec 12, 2012|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:Java/CVE-2012-5076

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Exploit:Java/CVE-2012-5076is a family of malicious Java applets that attempt to exploit a vulnerability (CVE-2012-5076) in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in order to download and install files of an attacker’s choice onto your computer.

If you visit a website containing the malicious code while using a vulnerable version of Java, Exploit:Java/CVE-2012-5076 is loaded. It then attempts to download and execute files from a remote host/URL; the files that are downloaded and executed could include additional malware.

The following versions of Java are vulnerable to this exploit:

JDK and JRE 7 Update 7 and earlier 

 

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