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Trend Micro Control Manager download Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-062: February 7th, 2017

CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Control Manager

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Vulnerability Details


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

The specific flaw exists within widgets_new's download.php script. The issue lies in the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code under the context of the iusr account.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2016-09-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-02-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite