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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro Vulnerability Protection 2.0 DLL Side-Loading Vulnerability

    • Updated:
    • 19 Feb 2020
    • Product/Version:
    • Vulnerability Protection 2.0
    • Platform:
    • N/A
Summary
Release Date: February 19, 2020
CVE Identifier(s): CVE-2020-8601
Platform(s): Windows
CVSS 3.0 Score(s): 7.8
Severity Rating(s): High

Trend Micro has released a new critical patch (CP) for Trend Micro Vulnerability Protection 2.0 which resolves a DLL Side-Loading vulnerability.

Details
Public

Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Vulnerability Manager2.0WindowsEnglish

Solution

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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Vulnerability ManagerVersion 2.0 SP2 Patch 7 Critical Patch 3ReadmeWindowsNow

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

Trend Micro Vulnerability Protection 2.0 is affected by a vulnerability that could allow an attack to use the product installer to load other DLL files located in the same directory.

Customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest build as soon as possible.

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.

Acknowledgement

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

  • Hou JingYi (@hjy79425575) of qihoo 360 CERT
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Solution Id:
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