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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Nov 29, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

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Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.YN is a detection for specially crafted PDF files that exploit the vulnerability known as 'PDF Libtiff', described in CVE-2010-0188.

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:

For more information on antivirus software, see

Use up-to-date PDFdocument-viewing software

This malware exploits known vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. Install the updates available from the vendor so that your software is no longer affected by these vulnerabilities. You can read more about these vulnerabilities in PDF files, as well as where to download the software update from the following links:

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