Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier(s): 2015-0208
CVE Identifier(s): CVE-2017-6798
CVSS 2.0 Score(s): 7.2
Severity Rating(s): High
Trend Micro has released a new build of Trend Micro Endpoint Sensor 1.6. This build resolves a DLL hijacking vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected system.
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Trend Micro has released the following solutions to address the issue:
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 build resolves a DLL hijacking vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to manipulate a specific DLL and execute arbitrary code on an affected system without the user's knowledge.
Due to the seriousness of this vulnerability, customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest build as soon as possible.
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.
Trend Micro would like to thank the following individual(s) for responsibly disclosing these issues and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:
- Himanshu Mehta