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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20111025

Trend Micro IWSS 3.1 privilege escalation

Date Disclosed:

Date Patched:
Patch Not Yet Available

Trend Micro

Affected Software:
Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Suite for Linux and Solaris 3.1 and prior

The Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Suite (IWSS) will run scripts titled either "" or "" out of the current directory with root privileges regardless of the privileges with which the  IWSS was initially launched with.  Successful exploitation would give an attacker root level access to the target machine.


Code Execution:

Local Elevation of Privilege to root privileges
This local vulnerability allows an attacker with file write privileges to run arbitrary scripts under the context of system root.

No mitigation has been provided.



10.25.2011 - Public Information Released

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