Threat Database Trojans Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.ADF


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Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 90 % (High)
Infected Computers: 1
First Seen: October 16, 2012
Last Seen: February 2, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.ADF is a Trojan that propagates as a malicious PDF file, which affects software vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. The vulnerabilities, discussed in CVE-2010-0188, enable Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.ADF to drop and run arbitrary files.
Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.ADF may be confronted when visiting a hijacked website that contains the malevolent file, and has been observed to be distributed via the 'Blackhole exploit pack'. The PDF file includes a malevolent JavaScript that exploits a vulnerability CVE-2010-0188. If Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.ADF successfully exploits a corrupted computer, it executes shellcode to download and install other malware infections.


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