Privilege escalation in Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks

Published: 2022-04-07 | Updated: 2022-04-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-28339
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
HouseCall for Home Networks
Server applications / SCADA systems

Vendor Trend Micro

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Untrusted search path

EUVDB-ID: #VU61983

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-28339

CWE-ID: CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to application loads .dll libraries in an insecure manner. A local user can place a malicious .dll file in a specific directory on the system and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


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Vulnerable software versions

HouseCall for Home Networks: 5.3.1045 - 5.3.1302

CPE2.3 External links

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