Trend Micro Smart Protection Server wcs_bwlists_handler Command Injection Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-17-243: April 5th, 2017
Smart Protection Server
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Smart Protection Server. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within wcs_bwlists_handler.php. 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 ResponseTrend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2017-01-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2017-04-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Steven Seeley of Source Incite