ZDI-11-234: Trend Micro Control Manager CasLogDirectInsertHandler.cs Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2011-07-13T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:26641
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2011-07-13T00:00:00

Description

ZDI-11-234: Trend Micro Control Manager CasLogDirectInsertHandler.cs Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-234

July 11, 2011

-- CVSS: 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors: Trend Micro

-- Affected Products: Trend Micro Control Manager

-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Control Manager. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page.

The specific flaw exists within the Cas_LogDirectInsert.aspx http handler, which listens by default on TCP port 443. A specially crafted POST request allows remote attackers to supply XML and schema information which is used within queries to the backend database. By supplying malicious values, an attacker can inject themselves a user account which can be used to execute code via the management console on the service.

-- Vendor Response: Trend Micro states: http://esupport.trendmicro.com/solution/en-us/1058280.aspx

Fix is posted at download center: tmcm-55-win-en-criticalpatch1422.exe

http://downloadcenter.trendmicro.com/index.php?regs=NABU&clk=latest&clkval=1763&lang_loc=1

This critical patch resolves the following issue(s):

Issue: A vulnerability allows an attacker to create and insert a user account which can be used to execute codes through the management console. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Solution: This critical patch imposes stricter rules for the insertion of system account relative tables to prevent attackers from inserting user accounts.

Reference: http://www.trendmicro.com/ftp/documentation/readme/readme_critical_patch_TMCM55_1422.txt

-- Disclosure Timeline: 2011-04-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2011-07-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod

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