Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector reboot_after_hotfix Denial of Service VulnerabilityZDI-17-154: March 9th, 2017
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to create a denial of service condition on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within reboot_after_hotfix.php. The issue results from the lack of authentication around critical functionality resulting in a system reboot. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disable the service provided by the product.
Vendor ResponseTrend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2017-01-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2017-03-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Brian Gorenc - Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative