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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite (IMSS) 7.5 DetailReportAction Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

    • Updated:
    • 11 Aug 2017
    • Product/Version:
    • InterScan Messaging Security Suite 7.5 Windows
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Server R2
    • Windows 2008 Server R2
    • Windows 2012 Server Essentials
Summary
Release Date: March 21, 2017
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier(s): VRTS-394
Platform(s): Windows
CVSS 2.0 Score(s): 6.8
Severity Rating(s): Medium

Trend Micro has released a Critical Patch (CP) for Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite (IMSS) version 7.5.  This CP resolves a vulnerability related to potential directory traversal in the affected product.

Details
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Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
InterScan Messaging Security SuiteVersion 7.5WindowsEnglish

Solution

Trend Micro has released the following solution(s) to address the issue:

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
InterScan Messaging Security SuiteVersion 7.5 CP 1463*ReadmeWindowsNow

*IMSS Version 7.5 CP 1463 requires IMSS for Windows 7.5 Patch 1 (1451) as a prerequisite. 

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 a vulnerability in Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite (IMSS) version 7.5 in which a potential attacker with a user account with basic permissions may attain DetailReportAction directory traversal abilities on the server.

Due to the seriousness of this vulnerability, customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest CP as soon as possible.

Mitigating Factors

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.

The account must be authenticated and have at least the 'Read Reports' permission in order to exploit this vulnerability.

However, even though an exploit may require several specific conditions to be met, Trend Micro strongly encourages customers to update to the latest CP as soon as possible.

Acknowledgement

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:
ZDI-17-187
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Solution Id:
1116903
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