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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro Smart Protection Server (Standalone) Multiple Vulnerabilities

    • Updated:
    • 9 Jul 2018
    • Product/Version:
    • Smart Protection Server 3.3
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A
Release Date: December 19, 2017
CVE Identifier(s): CVE-2017-11398 & CVE-2017-14094 through CVE-2017-14097
CVSS 3.0 Score(s): 4.2 - 7.4
Severity Rating(s): Medium (4) and High (1)

Trend Micro has released some Critical Patches (CP) and an updated build for Trend Micro Smart Protection Server (Standalone) to resolve multiple vulnerabilities in the product. 


Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Smart Protection Server (Standalone)Versions below 3.3LinuxEnglish


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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Smart Protection Server (Standalone)Version 3.3 B1064*ReadmeLinuxNow
Version 3.2 CP B1086ReadmeLinuxNow
Version 3.1 CP B1057ReadmeLinuxNow
Version 3.0 CP B1354ReadmeLinuxNow

*Please note, the latest version of Smart Protection Server (Standalone) v3.3 B1064 resolves all of the issues in this bulletin and is the preferred solution customers.

These the minimum versions of the patch and/or build required to address the issue. Trend Micro highly encourages customers to obtain the latest version of the product if there is a newer one available than the one listed in this bulletin.

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 Smart Protection Server (Standalone) that, if exploited, could allow a remote attacker to potentially attain code execution:

1. Session hijacking via log file disclosure (CVE-2017-11398)

2. Remote command execution (RCE) via cron job injection (CVE-2017-14094)

3. Remote command execution (RCE) via local file inclusion (CVE-2017-14095)

4. Stored cross-site scripting (CVE-2017-14096)

5. Improper access control (CVE-2017-14097)

Due to the seriousness of these and any vulnerabilities, 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.


Trend Micro would like to thank the following individuals for responsibly disclosing these issues and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:

  • Leandro Barragan and Maximiliano Vidal from Core Security Consulting Services

External Reference(s)

Upgrade; Update
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