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SECURITY BULLETIN: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector (DDEI) 2.5.1

    • Updated:
    • 11 Aug 2017
    • Product/Version:
    • Deep Discovery Email Inspector 2.5
    • Deep Discovery Email Inspector 2.5
    • Platform:
    • Appliance All
Release Date: March 7, 2017
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier(s): 2016-0033, 2017-0007, 0008,0009
Platform(s): Appliance (Linux)
CVSS 2.0 Score(s): 10
Severity Rating(s): High

Trend Micro has released a Critical Patch for Deep Discovery Email Inspector (DDEI) 2.5.1.  This Critical Patch resolves multiple vulnerabilities related to the user interface (UI) and authentication. 


Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Deep Discovery Email InspectorVersion 2.5.1Appliance (Linux)English


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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Deep Discovery Email InspectorCritcal Patch 1178ReadmeAppliance (Linux)Now

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 multiple vulnerabilities in Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector 2.5.1:

1. Some specific vulnerabilities were found in parts of the user interface (UI) that have been addressed.

2. User authentication on certain pages was not consistent, and has been corrected.

Due to the seriousness of these vulnerabilities, customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest build as soon as possible.

Mitigating Factors

Exploiting many 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:

External Reference(s)

The following advisories may be found at Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative Published Advisories site:
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