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Layered Defense Advisory: TrendMicro OfficesScan Corporate Edition Format String Vulnerability
From: Deral Heiland <dh () layereddefense com>
Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2006 18:10:11 -0400

Layered Defense Research Advisory 1 October 2006
1) Affected Software
TrendMicro OfficeScan Corporate Edition 7.3
2) Severity
Rating: Medium risk
Impact: Execution of arbitrary code, potential remote exploit, and 
denial of service.
3) Description of Vulnerability
A format string vulnerability was discovered within Trendmicro 
OfficeScan Corporate Edition 7.3. The vulnerability is due to 
improper processing of format strings within OfficeScan Management 
consoles ActiveX Control "ATXCONSOLE.OCX". Specially crafted format 
string passed back to the Management consoles Remote Client Install 
name search would allow access to the process stack. If successfully 
exploited, this could allow the user to execute code of the attackers 
choice on the system running the ActiveX management Console.
4) Solution
The solutions to fix this vulnerability is addressed by OfficeScan 
Corporate Edition 7.3 Patch 1
5) Time Table
06/27/2006 -- Reported Vulnerability to Vendor.
06/30/2006 -- Vendor supplied hot fix to Layered Defense for testing.
09/21/2006 -- Vendor releases fix in Patch 1 to public.
6) Credits
Discovered by Deral Heiland, www.LayeredDefense.com
7) About Layered Defense Research
Layered Defense Research, Is a group of security professionals that 
work together on ethical Research, Testing and Training within the 
information security arena.

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