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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Mar 15, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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Exploit:Java/CVE-2010-0840.BJ is a detection for an obfuscated malicious Java class applet component that exploits the vulnerability described in CVE-2010-0840. Successful exploitation leads to arbitrary 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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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:
Over time, multiple vulnerable versions of Java may remain in your computer in separate folders. It is "highly recommended" that users remove all older versions of Java as keeping the older versions on your system present a security risk. See the following FAQ article:
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