Advisory Details

March 1st, 2017

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

ZDI-17-121
ZDI-CAN-4398

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
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 27308. 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 SafeSync for Enterprise. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within the mount_local_device function. 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 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
  • 2017-02-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-03-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley of Source Incite
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