JS/Exploit.Pdfka [Threat Name] go to Threat

JS/Exploit.Pdfka.PWN [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Aliases Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.gen!A (Microsoft)
  JS:Pdfka-gen (Avast)
  Script/PDF.Exploit (AVG)
  EXP/Pidief.daa (Avira)
Short description

JS/Exploit.Pdfka.PWN is a detection for specially crafted PDF files, which exploit the CVE-2009-0927 vulnerability. It is written in JavaScript .

Other information

By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker may be able to execute remote arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.


The following applications are vulnerable:

  • Adobe Acrobat/Reader (7 < 7.1.1, 8 < 8.1.3, 9 < 9.1)

The trojan contains an URL address. It tries to download the other part of the infiltration from the address.


If it succeeds, this results in the execution of the downloaded data.

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