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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro User-Mode Hooking (UMH) Module DLL Hijacking Vulnerability

    • Updated:
    • 14 Feb 2018
    • Product/Version:
    • Deep Security 10.All
    • OfficeScan 11.All
    • OfficeScan XG.All
    • Titanium AntiVirus + All.All
    • Titanium Internet Security All.All
    • Titanium Maximum Security All.All
    • Trend Micro Endpoint Sensor 1.6
    • Worry-Free Business Security Services All.All
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 9.5
    • Platform:
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 2008
    • Windows 2012
    • Windows 2016
    • Windows 7 32-Bit
    • Windows 7 64-Bit
    • Windows 8 32-Bit
    • Windows 8 64-Bit
Summary
Release Date: February 14, 2018
CVE Vulnerability Identifier(s): CVE-2018-6218
Platform(s): Windows
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.

Details
Public

Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
OfficeScanVersion 11.0WindowsEnglish
XG (Version 12)WindowsEnglish
Worry-Free Business SecurityServicesWindowsEnglish
Version 9.5 (Standard/Advanced)WindowsEnglish
Deep SecurityVersion 10.0WindowsEnglish
Version 10.1 (Feature Release)WindowsEnglish
Endpoint SensorVersion 1.6WindowsEnglish
Trend Micro Security (Consumer)All 2018 (v12) VersionsWindowsEnglish

Solution

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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
OfficeScan11.0 SP1 Patch 1 CP6469ReadmeWindows
Available Now
XG CP1775ReadmeWindows
Available Now
Worry-Free Business SecurityServicesN/AWindows
Fix Deployed Sept. 23, 2017
9.5 Patch 1 (B1445)ReadmeWindows
Available Now
Deep Security10.0_U5_CPReadmeWindows
Available Now
10.2 (Feature Release)ReadmeWindows
Available Now
Endpoint Sensor1.6 Update 3 (CP 3107)ReadmeWindows
Available Now
Trend Micro Security (Consumer)All 2018 (v12) VersionsN/AWindows
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.

Vulnerability Details

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.

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 and/or organizations for responsibly disclosing these issues and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:

External Reference(s)

CVE-2018-6218
Premium
Internal
Rating:
Category:
Upgrade; Update
Solution Id:
1119326
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