TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Trend Micro Control Manager cgiCMUIDispatcher SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-455: August 9th, 2016

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Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Control Manager

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Control Manager. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within cgiCMUIDispatcher.exe. The issue lies in the failure to sanitize user-supplied input prior to executing an SQL statement. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the database.

Vendor Response

Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2016-03-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2016-08-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory


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