#VU48667 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Published: 2020-11-18 | Updated: 2020-11-26

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48667

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28572

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apex One
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor: Trend Micro

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions. A local user can abuse the product installer to reinstall the agent with additional malicious code in the context of a higher privilege.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apex One: 2019

CPE

External links
https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/000281949


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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