TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Trend Micro Control Manager task_controller Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-16-462: August 9th, 2016

CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Control Manager

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to leak sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Control Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within task_controller.php. The url parameter does not properly sanitize the path supplied. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose arbitrary files from the system.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2016-05-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2016-08-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory


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