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Web Attack: Malicious Class File Download

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature will detect attempts to download malicious Java Class files on user's system.

Additional Information

The Java Runtime Environment is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because the application fails to bounds-check user-supplied data before copying it into an insufficiently sized memory buffer.


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