Advisory Details

April 12th, 2022

Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks Uncontrolled Search Path Element Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

ZDI-22-620
ZDI-CAN-16316

CVE ID CVE-2022-28339
CVSS SCORE 7.3, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS HouseCall for Home Networks
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks. 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 log4j scanner. The process loads a file from an unsecured location. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of an administrator.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://helpcenter.trendmicro.com/en-us/article/tmka-21734
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-02-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-04-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Xavier Danest - Decathlon
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