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Trend Micro OfficeScan Directory Traversal Vulnerability



Secunia Research: Trend Micro OfficeScan Directory Traversal Vulnerability
Secunia Research: Trend Micro OfficeScan Directory Traversal Vulnerability



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                     Secunia Research 02/10/2008

    - Trend Micro OfficeScan Directory Traversal Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* Trend Micro OfficeScan 7.3 patch 4 build 1367

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Less critical
Impact: Information disclosure
Where:  Local network

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"Protect your desktops, laptops, and file servers with OfficeScan™,
comprehensive security against today’s complex, blended threats and
Web-based attacks."

Product Link:
http://us.trendmicro.com/us/products/enterprise/officescan-client-server-edition/ 

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Trend Micro 
OfficeScan, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain 
knowledge of sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused by an input validation error in 
TmListen.exe when a client is configured to be an update agent. This
can be exploited to retrieve arbitrary files from the system via 
directory traversal attacks.

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5) Solution 

Apply patches available from the vendor.


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6) Time Table 

15/09/2008 - Vendor notified.
15/09/2008 - Vendor response.
02/10/2008 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Dyon Balding, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2008-2439 for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate
customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence
relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ 

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory
database as a service to the security community and private 
individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/advisories/ 

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to
do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the 
security and reliability of software in general:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ 

Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below
to see currently vacant positions:

http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/ 

Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories:

http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/ 

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-39/ 

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ 

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