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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
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.
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.
Discovered by Deral Heiland, www.LayeredDefense.com
7) About Layered Defense Research
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work together on ethical Research, Testing and Training within the
information security arena.
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- Layered Defense Advisory: TrendMicro OfficesScan Corporate Edition Format String Vulnerability Deral Heiland (Oct 01)