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Trend Micro Control Manager ClearSelectedTreeNode SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-18-109: January 10th, 2018

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Affected Vendors

Affected Products

    Control Manager

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Vulnerability Details


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Control Manager. Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within the ClearSelectedTreeNode method, which is called by the reporting servlet. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the Network Service account.

Vendor Response

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

Disclosure Timeline

    2017-09-05 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2018-01-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit

This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite