Incorrect Privilege Assignment in Trend Micro HouseCall



Published: 2022-08-26 | Updated: 2022-09-01
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-38764
CWE-ID CWE-266
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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Vendor Trend Micro

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Incorrect Privilege Assignment

EUVDB-ID: #VU66771

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-38764

CWE-ID: CWE-266 - Incorrect Privilege Assignment

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to an overly permissive folders under Program Files. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code with System privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

HouseCall: 1.62.1.1133


CPE2.3 External links

http://helpcenter.trendmicro.com/en-us/article/TMKA-11092
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-1178/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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