TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Trend Micro Mobile Security for Enterprise upload_wallpaper_file Unrestricted File Upload Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-789: September 15th, 2017


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Mobile Security for Enterprise

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Vulnerability Details

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

The specific flaw exists within the processing of the upload_wallpaper_file action. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can allow for the upload of arbitrary files. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the IUSR account.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2017-05-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-09-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security & Roberto Suggi Liverani - @malerisch - http://blog.malerisch.net/