TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Trend Micro SafeSync for Enterprise check_nfs_server_status Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-113: March 1st, 2017

CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    SafeSync for Enterprise

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro SafeSync for Enterprise. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within check_nfs_server_status. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of root.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2017-01-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-03-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite