Advisory Details

June 6th, 2024

Trend Micro Deep Security Link Following Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

ZDI-24-575
ZDI-CAN-21461

CVE ID CVE-2024-36358
CVSS SCORE 7.8, AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
AFFECTED VENDORS Trend Micro
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Deep Security
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Trend Micro Deep 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 Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform. By creating a symbolic link, an attacker can abuse the service to delete a file. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of 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/000298151
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2024-01-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2024-06-06 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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