Advisory Details

May 20th, 2016

Trend Micro InterScan Web Security ManagePatches filename Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-348
ZDI-CAN-3566

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS InterScan Web Security
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24363. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific flaw exists within the ManagePatches servlet. The vulnerability is caused by the lack of input validation before passing a remotely supplied string to a system call. By sending a crafted request to a vulnerable system, a remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of root.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-US/1114185.aspx
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-02-09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-05-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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