Advisory Details

June 6th, 2024

Trend Micro Apex One Damage Cleanup Engine Link Following Denial-of-Service Vulnerability

ZDI-24-568
ZDI-CAN-22038

CVE ID CVE-2024-36306
CVSS SCORE 6.1, AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Apex One
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows local attackers to create a denial-of-service condition on affected installations of Trend Micro Apex One Security Agent. 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 Damage Cleanup Engine, which runs within the Trend Micro Common Client Real-time Scan Service. By creating a symbolic link, an attacker can abuse the service to delete a file. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability 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://success.trendmicro.com/dcx/s/solution/000298063?language=en_US
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2023-10-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2024-06-06 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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