CVE Vulnerability Identifier(s): CVE-2018-6218
CVSS 3.0 Score(s): 7.4
Severity Rating(s): High
Trend Micro has released Critical Patches (CPs) and fixes for several products that utilize Trend Micro's User-Mode Hooking (UMH) module. These CPs and fixes resolve a DLL Hijacking vulnerability, if exploited, may allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
|XG (Version 12)||Windows||English|
|Worry-Free Business Security||Services||Windows||English|
|Version 9.5 (Standard/Advanced)||Windows||English|
|Deep Security||Version 10.0||Windows||English|
|Version 10.1 (Feature Release)||Windows||English|
|Endpoint Sensor||Version 1.6||Windows||English|
|Trend Micro Security (Consumer)||All 2018 (v12) Versions||Windows||English|
Trend Micro has released the following solutions to address the issue*:
|OfficeScan||11.0 SP1 Patch 1 CP6469||Readme||Windows|| |
|XG CP1775||Readme||Windows|| |
|Worry-Free Business Security||Services||N/A||Windows|| |
Fix Deployed Sept. 23, 2017
|9.5 Patch 1 (B1445)||Readme||Windows|| |
|Deep Security||10.0_U5_CP||Readme||Windows|| |
|10.2 (Feature Release)||Readme||Windows|| |
|Endpoint Sensor||1.6 Update 3 (CP 3107)||Readme||Windows|| |
|Trend Micro Security (Consumer)||All 2018 (v12) Versions||N/A||Windows|| |
Fix Deployed Dec. 7, 2017
*These are the minimum version(s) of the patches and/or builds 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.
These updates resolve a DLL Hijacking vulnerability in Trend Micro's User-Mode Hooking (UMH) module in several products, if exploited, may allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on an vulnerable system.
Due to the seriousness of this (or any) vulnerability, customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest builds 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 individuals and/or organizations for responsibly disclosing these issues and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:
- Hidenori Ohta of Mitsubishi Electric Information Systems Corporation reported this vulnerability to Japan's Information-Technology Promotion Agency (IPA) with further coordination through Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (JPCERT) コーディネーションセンター under their Information Security Early Warning Partnership.