TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance ConfigBackup Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-227: March 30th, 2017

CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance

Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within processing of the ConfigBackup servlet. A low-privilege user can perform actions that should require extra privileges. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information 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

    2016-12-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-03-30 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley of Source Incite