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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro Apex Central XSS Vulnerability

    • Updated:
    • 19 Dec 2019
    • Product/Version:
    • Apex Central 2019
    • Platform:

Release Date: December 19, 2019

CVE Identifier(s): CVE-2019-19692

Platform(s): Windows

CVSS 3.0 Score(s): 2.4

Severity Rating(s): Low

Trend Micro has released a new patch for Trend Micro Apex Central which resolves a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on the product console.


Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Apex Central2019 (GM build)WindowsEnglish

*Please note that the Japanese version of Apex Central is NOT affected by this vulnerability.


Trend Micro has released the following solutions to address the issue:

ProductUpdated version*NotesPlatformAvailability
Apex CentralBuild 3943ReadmeWindowsNow


*This is the minimum version(s) of the patch and/or build required to address the issue. Trend Micro highly encourages customers to obtain the latest version of the product if there is a newer one available than the one listed in this bulletin.

Customers are encouraged to visit Trend Micro’s Download Center to obtain prerequisite software (such as Service Packs) before applying any of the solutions above.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Trend Micro Apex Central product console.

Mitigating Factors

Exploiting these type of vulnerabilities generally require that an attacker has access (physical or remote) to a vulnerable machine. In addition to timely application of patches and updated solutions, customers are also advised to review remote access to critical systems and ensure policies and perimeter security is up-to-date.

However, even though an exploit may require several specific conditions to be met, Trend Micro strongly encourages customers to update to the latest builds as soon as possible.


Trend Micro would like to thank the following individuals for responsibly disclosing these issues and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:

  • Johnatan Camargo from PBI | Dynamic IT Security
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