#VU55406 Incorrect default permissions


Published: 2021-07-28

Vulnerability identifier: #VU55406

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-32464

CWE-ID: CWE-276

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 incorrect default permissions for files and folders that are set by the application. A local user with access to the system can modify certain files and escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apex One: 2019 - Patch 5 b9565


CPE

External links
http://success.trendmicro.com/solution/000287819
http://files.trendmicro.com/documentation/readme/Apex%20One/2020/apex_one_2019_win_en_criticalpatch_b9601_EN_Readme.html


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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