Privilege escalation in Trend Micro Password Manager Installer

Published: 2022-03-07
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-26337
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Password Manager Installer
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Trend Micro

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Unquoted Search Path or Element

EUVDB-ID: #VU61038

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26337

CWE-ID: CWE-428 - Unquoted Search Path or Element

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to an uncontrolled search path element issue. A local attacker can use a specially crafted file to escalate privileges on the affected machine.


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Vulnerable software versions

Password Manager Installer:

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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