Trend Micro SafeSync for Enterprise reconnect_local_device Command Injection Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-17-122: March 1st, 2017
SafeSync for Enterprise
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro SafeSync for Enterprise. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.
The specific flaw exists within the reconnect_local_device function. 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 code under the context of root.
Vendor ResponseTrend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2017-02-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2017-03-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Steven Seeley of Source Incite