Advisory Details

April 5th, 2017

Trend Micro Smart Protection Server wcs_bwlists_handler Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-243
ZDI-CAN-4242

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 8.5, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Smart Protection Server
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 26771. 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 Smart Protection Server. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within wcs_bwlists_handler.php. 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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/1117033
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-01-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-04-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley of Source Incite
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