Published Dec 21, 2011|Updated Aug 22, 2017

Java/CVE-2011-3544

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Java/Agent.EM (Command) Java/Exploit.NQ (AVG) Java/Exploit.CVE-2011-3544.Q (ESET) Exploit.Java.CVE-2011-3544.cd (Kaspersky) Troj/JVExp-A (Sophos) Exploit.CVE-2011-3544.H (VirusBuster)

Exploit:Java/CVE-2011-3544 is a family of malicious Java applets that attempt to exploit a vulnerability 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-2011-3544 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.

Oracle Java SE JDK and JRE 7 and 6 Update 27 and earlier are all vulnerable to this exploit.

 

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