Virus Profile: JV/Exploit-Blacole.c

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 4/6/2012
Date Added: 4/6/2012
Origin: Unknown
Length: Varies
Type: Trojan
Subtype: Exploit
DAT Required: 6672
Removal Instructions


This is a Trojan detection. Unlike viruses, Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that they are beneficial or wanted. The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include e-mail, malicious or hacked Web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc


Kaspersky -
Microsoft - Exploit:Java/CVE-2012-0507.CT
Avira  - EXP/10-0840.AW.2

Indication of Infection

The exploit may download arbitrary files.
This exploit attempts to download and execute additional malware to the infected system.

Methods of Infection

This threat exploits an unpatched vulnerability in Sun Microsystems Java.
This Trojan can be installed while browsing compromised websites.

Virus Characteristics

JV/Exploit-Blacole.c” is a generic detection for malicious Java code that exploits CVE-2012-0507 a vulnerability that allows the execution of arbitrary code. Also it will check for the installed components such as java plug-in and it looks for vulnerable version of java [JRE 5(update 33),6(Update 30) and 7(update 2)].

Upon successful exploitation tries to connect the below URL through remote port 53 and listen to a Random port



All Users:
Use current engine and DAT files for detection and removal.

Modifications made to the system Registry and/or INI files for the purposes of hooking system startup, will be successfully removed if cleaning with the recommended engine and DAT combination (or higher).


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