Advisory Details

June 22nd, 2016

Trend Micro Deep Discovery hotfix_upload.cgi filename Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-16-373
ZDI-CAN-3567

CVE ID CVE-2016-5840
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Deep Discovery
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific flaw exists within hotfix_upload.cgi. 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/1114281.aspx
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-02-09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-06-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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