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Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector kdump_setting Denial of Service Vulnerability

ZDI-17-503: July 31st, 2017

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TippingPoint™ IPS Customer Protection

TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 26825. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:

Vulnerability Details


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

The specific flaw exists within kdump_setting.php. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disable the service provided by the product.

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
    2017-07-31 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

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