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Exploring the Blackhole exploit kit

A technical paper by Fraser Howard, SophosLabs, UK

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2.2 Exploits targeted

In common with most exploit kits, Blackhole targets a range of client vulnerabilities, with recent emphasis on vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash and Java. A list of the key vulnerabilities that have been targeted by Blackhole exploit kits is shown in Table 1. (Note: recent versions of the kit have expired some of the older ones, focussing on just the more recent.)

Table 1

Table 1: List of vulnerabilities targeted at some point by Blackhole exploit kit.

The various files that are loaded by Blackhole in order to exploit these vulnerabilities are discussed in Section 2.3.3.

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