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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro Control Manager (TMCM) multiple vulnerabilities

    • Updated:
    • 20 Jul 2017
    • Product/Version:
    • Control Manager 6.0
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Server R2
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise 64-bit
    • Windows 2008 Server R2
    • Windows 2008 Standard
    • Windows 2008 Standard 64-bit
    • Windows 2012 Enterprise
    • Windows 2012 Server Essentials
    • Windows 2012 Standard R2
    • Windows 2012 Web Server Edition
Release Date: August 8, 2016
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier(s): 2016-0096, 2016-0097, 2016-0098, 2016-0099, 2016-0100, 2016-0101, 2016-0102 & 2016-0153
CVSS Base Score (v2): 6.5, 4
CVE Number(s): CVE-2016-6220
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows

Trend Micro has released a new build of Trend Micro Control Manager (TMCM). This update resolves vulnerabilities in the product that could potentially allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations. 


Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Trend Micro Control ManagerVersion 6.0WindowsEnglish


Trend Micro categorized has released the following solution to address the issue:

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Trend Micro Control ManagerVersion 6.0 SP3 Patch Hotfix 3328ReadmeWindowsNow

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 some vulnerabilities in Trend Micro Control Manager in which a remote attacker could potentially attain code execution.

These include:

  • SQL Injection Remote Code Execution in the Dashboard, Ad Hoc Query and Scheduled Download
  • Control Manager displays Information Disclosure vulnerabilities on the Dashboard and Error Pages.
Please note that authentication with an administrator password is required to exploit these vulnerabilities.

Mitigating Factors

Remote code execution generally requires that an attack 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 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:

  • k0rpr1t_z0mb1e working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)
  • rgod working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)
  • Spyridon Chatzimichail of OTE Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A

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