Release Date: December 27, 2016
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier(s): 2016-0212
Trend Micro has a released critical patch for Trend Micro ServerProtect for Linux (SPLX) 3.0. This patch resolves a vulnerability in the product that could potentially allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations.
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Trend Micro has released the following solutions to address the issue:
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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.
This update resolves a Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Trend Micro ServerProtect for Linux 3.0 in which a remote attacker could potentially attain code execution abilities.
Customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest build as soon as possible.
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.
This vulnerability requires authentication on the web administration panel in order to exploit it.
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:
- Dmitry Serebryannikov