Advisory Details

March 1st, 2017

Trend Micro SafeSync for Enterprise check_nfs_server_status Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-113
ZDI-CAN-4389

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS SafeSync for Enterprise
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific flaw exists within check_nfs_server_status. 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 RESPONSE Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/1116749
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-01-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-03-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley of Source Incite
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