Published Feb 01, 2015 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:SWF/CVE-2015-0311

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat uses an Adobe vulnerability to download and run files on your PC, including malware.

It runs when you visit a malicious or hacked website and you have a vulnerable version of Adobe Flash Player.

The following versions of Adobe Flash Player are vulnerable:

  • Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.287 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh
  • Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.262 and earlier 13.x versions
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.438 and earlier versions for Linux

If you visit a webpage containing this threat and your PC has a vulnerable version of Flash installed, this threat can download and run other malware.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

Update Adobe products

Make sure you install all available Adobe updates. You can read more about this vulnerability and download software updates from these links:

It's also important to keep your other software up to date:

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