Posted by: David Harley | January 30, 2014

Multi-Platform Java Bot

The malware Kaspersky calls HEUR:Backdoor.Java.Agent.a is a bot that can run on Windows, Linux or OS X, being a malicious Java application. It infects via the vulnerability CVE-2013-2465, exploiting an issue with the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Java 7 update 21 and earlier versions. Kaspersky’s analysis is based on a sample they received from Zoltan Balazs of MRG Effitas.

David Harley
Small Blue-Green World

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