Advisory Details

March 29th, 2017

Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance VerboseLog Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-211
ZDI-CAN-4260

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 4, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 26780. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within processing of the VerboseLog servlet. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information 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/1116960
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-12-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-03-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley of Source Incite
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