Trend Micro Control Manager importFile Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-17-060: February 7th, 2017
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Control Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the importFile.php script. The issue lies in the failure to properly validate a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the iusr account.
Vendor ResponseTrend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2016-09-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2017-02-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Steven Seeley of Source Incite