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[SECURITY BULLETIN] Trend Micro Smart Protection Server (Standalone) Multiple Vulnerabilities

    • Updated:
    • 11 Jan 2017
    • Product/Version:
    • Smart Protection Server 3.0
    • Platform:
    • Linux - Red Hat RHEL 3 32-bit
Release Date: August 8, 2016
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier(s): 2016-0140
CVE Number(s): CVE-2016-6266, CVE-2016-6267, CVE-2016-6268, CVE-2016-6269
Platform(s): Linux

Trend Micro has released new builds of Trend Micro Smart Protection Server (standalone).  These updates resolve 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)
Smart Protection Server
Version 3.0LinuxEnglish
Version 2.6LinuxEnglish
Version 2.5LinuxEnglish


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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Smart Protection Server
Version 3.0 (build 1330)ReadmeLinuxNow
Version 2.6 (build 2106)ReadmeLinuxNow
Version 2.5 (build 2200)ReadmeLinuxNow

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 Smart Protection Server in which a remote attacker could potentially attain code execution, elevated privleges, or directory traversal abilities.

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

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.

These vulnerabilities require authentication on the web administration panel.

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:

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