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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro Control Manager 6.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

    • Updated:
    • 10 Jul 2018
    • Product/Version:
    • Control Manager 6.0
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Windows 2000 Server
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise
    • Windows 2003 Server R2
    • Windows 2003 Standard
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise 64-bit
    • Windows 2008 Server R2
    • Windows 2008 Standard
    • Windows 2008 Standard 64-bit
    • Windows 2012 Enterprise
    • Windows 2012 Server Essentials
    • Windows 2012 Standard R2
    • Windows 2012 Web Server Edition
    • Windows 2016
Release Date: January 9, 2018
CVE Identifier(s): CVE-2018-3600 through 3607
Platform(s): Windows
CVSS 2.0 Score(s): 4.0 - 6.8
Severity Rating(s): Medium

Trend Micro has released a new build for Trend Micro Control Manager 6.0.  This build resolves multiple vulnerabilities related to potential SQL injection remote code execution (RCE), external entity processing information disclosure, authentication bypass, and cross-site scripting (XSS). 


Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Control ManagerVersion 6.0WindowsEnglish


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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Control ManagerVersion 7.0*Installation Guide
Admin Guide
WindowsAvailable Now
Version 6.0 build 3748ReadmeWindowsAvailable Now

*Please note that the recently released version 7.0 of Trend Micro Control Manager already addresses all of the vulnerabilities listed in this security bulletin and is the preferred solution.

This is the minimum version(s) 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) or newer versions before applying any of the solutions above.

Vulnerability Details

This update resolves multiple vulnerabilities in Trend Micro Control Manager 6.0:

1. CVE-2018-3600: External Entity Processing Information Disclosure.

2. CVE-2018-3601: Password Hash Usage Authentication Bypass.

3. CVE-2018-3602, 3603, 3604, 3605, 3606, 3607: A remote attacker could initiate SQL injection attacks, allowing them to execute SQL commands to upload and execute arbitrary code that may harm the target system.

4.  Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in a 3rd party module.

Due to the seriousness of these or 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:

External Reference(s)

The following advisories may be found by visiting the following sites:

CVEs -

ZDI Adivsories - Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative Published Advisories

CVEZDI Case(s)
ZDI-18-067, 084, 088, 095-097, 102
ZDI-18-069, 070-082, 087, 098
ZDI-18-083, 085, 086, 089, 091-093, 099-101, 103-108, 099-101, 110
ZDI-18-090, 094, 109
Upgrade; Update
Solution Id:
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