TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Trend Micro Control Manager ProductTree XML External Entity Processing Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-079: September 22nd, 2017

CVSS Score

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 ProductTree.aspx. This page exhibits an XML external entity injection vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information under the context of NETWORKSERVICE.

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