Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector ajax_checklicense_AC Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-17-152
Type zdi
Reporter Brian Gorenc - Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
Modified 2017-03-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Trend Micro Deep Discovery Email Inspector. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within ajax_checklicense_AC.php. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of root.