ZDI-11-345 : TrendMicro Control Manager CmdProcessor.exe AddTask Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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ZDI-11-345 : TrendMicro Control Manager CmdProcessor.exe AddTask
Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
December 7, 2011

- -- CVE ID:

- -- CVSS:
9.7, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:C

- -- Affected Vendors:

Trend Micro

- -- Affected Products:

Trend Micro Control Manager

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TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 11469.
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- -- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Trent Micro Control Manager. Authentication
is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within CmdProcessor.exe service running on TCP
port 20101. The vulnerable function is the CGenericScheduler::AddTask
function of cmdHandlerRedAlertController.dll. When processing a
specially crafted IPC packet, controlled data is copied into a 256-byte
stack buffer. This can be exploited to execute remote code under the
context of the user

- -- Vendor Response:

Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:


- -- Disclosure Timeline:
2011-04-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-12-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory

- -- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Luigi Auriemma

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