Multiple vulnerabilities in Trend Micro Apex One



Published: 2022-02-15 | Updated: 2022-02-16
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2022-24678
CVE-2022-24679
CVE-2022-24680
CWE-ID CWE-400
CWE-59
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apex One
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Trend Micro

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU60624

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24678

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A remote attacker can force the application to consume all disk space in the temporary log location and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apex One: 2019 - Patch 6 B10048


CPE2.3 External links

http://success.trendmicro.com/solution/000290464
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-372/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Link following

EUVDB-ID: #VU60625

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24679

CWE-ID: CWE-59 - Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure symbolic link following. A local user can create a symbolic link to a critical file on the system and escalate privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apex One: 2019 - Patch 6 B10048


CPE2.3 External links

http://success.trendmicro.com/solution/000290464
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-370/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Link following

EUVDB-ID: #VU60626

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24680

CWE-ID: CWE-59 - Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure symbolic link following. A local user can create a symbolic link to a arbitrary directory on the system and delete it with elevated privileges. The vulnerability can be used to escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apex One: 2019 - Patch 6 B10048


CPE2.3 External links

http://success.trendmicro.com/solution/000290464
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-369/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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