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SECURITY BULLETIN: Trend Micro Deep Discovery Inspector Reflected Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability

    • Updated:
    • 12 Feb 2019
    • Product/Version:
    • Deep Discovery Inspector 3.8
    • Deep Discovery Inspector 3.8
    • Platform:
    • Appliance All
Release Date: September 26, 2018
CVE Identifier(s): CVE-2018-15365
Platform(s): Appliance
CVSS 3.0 Score(s): 7.6
Severity Rating(s): High

Trend Micro has released a Critical Patch (CP) for Trend Micro Deep Discovery Inspector 3.85 and below which addresses a Reflected Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the product.


Affected Version(s)

ProductAffected Version(s)PlatformLanguage(s)
Deep Discovery Inspector (DDI)Version 3.85 and BelowApplianceEnglish


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

ProductUpdated versionNotesPlatformAvailability
Deep Discovery Inspector (DDI)Version 3.85 CP 2120*ReadmeApplianceNow Available

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.

Please note that Deep Discovery Inspector version 5.0 and above is not affected by this vulnerability and would be the preferred recommended upgrade path to resolve this issue if possible.

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 the following vulnerability in Trend Micro Deep Discovery Inspector 3.85 and below:

1. A Reflected Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability exists in the management web interface of the product.  An user must be authenticated to access the vulnerable script patch.   

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.


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

  • Dmitry Roshchin (@nixwizard)

External Reference(s)

  • CVE-2018-15365
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