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Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector db_export Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-151: March 9th, 2017

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Affected Vendors

Affected Products

TippingPoint™ IPS Customer Protection

TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 26820. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:

Vulnerability Details


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within db_export.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 code under the context of root.

Vendor Response

Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2017-01-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-03-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Brian Gorenc - Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative