TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Trend Micro Control Manager ProgressReportCGI SQL Injection Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

ZDI-17-074: September 22nd, 2017

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Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Control Manager

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Control Manager. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within processing of ProgressReportCGI.exe. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to discover the name and the hashed password of the administrative user.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2016-11-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-09-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite