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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector RCE Vulnerability

    • Updated:
    • 13 Sep 2017
    • Product/Version:
    • Deep Discovery Email Inspector 2.5
    • Deep Discovery Email Inspector 2.6
    • Platform:
    • Appliance All
Summary
Release Date: September 13, 2017
Platform(s): Appliance
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier(s): VRTS-1200
CVSS 2.0 Score(s): 10
Severity Rating(s): High

Trend Micro has released new Critical Patches (CPs) for Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector (DDEI).  These CPs resolve a vulnerability which if exploited could lead to a remote code execution (RCE).

Details
Public

Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Deep Discovery Email InspectorVersion 2.6ApplianceEnglish
Version 2.5ApplianceEnglish

Solution

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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Deep Discovery Email InspectorVersion 2.6 CP b1324ReadmeApplianceNow
Version 2.5 SP1 CP b1197ReadmeApplianceNow

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 Deep Discovery Email Inspector in which a remote attacker could attain code execution by exploiting a particular vulnerable library in the product.

Due to the seriousness of this vulnerability, customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest build 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.

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.

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:

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Rating:
Category:
Upgrade; Update
Solution Id:
1118225
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