Advisory Details

December 19th, 2019

Trend Micro Maximum Security Link Resolution Information Disclosure And Denial-of-Service Vulnerability

ZDI-19-1025
ZDI-CAN-9391

CVE ID CVE-2019-19693
CVSS SCORE 7.1, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Maximum Security
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows local attackers to disclose sensitive information or to create a denial-of-service condition on affected installations of Trend Micro Maximum Security. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of junctions. By creating a junction, an attacker can abuse the service to delete arbitrary files. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information or to create a denial-of-service condition on the system.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://esupport.trendmicro.com/en-us/home/pages/technical-support/1124043.aspx
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-10-17 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2019-12-19 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Nabeel Ahmed (@rogue_kdc)
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