Trend Micro NSC modules TmPfw.exe security bypass
|nsc-tmpfw-security-bypass (48108)||Medium Risk|
Trend Micro Network Security Component (NSC) modules could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a missing password check in the Trend Micro Personal Firewall service (TmPfw.exe). By sending a specially-crafted packet to TCP port 40000, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass security restrictions to modify firewall settings without requiring password authentication.
For Trend Micro OfficeScan 8.0:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability (8.0_SP1_Patch1_CriticalPatch), available from the Trend Micro Web site. See References.
- Secunia Research 20/01/2009 : Trend Micro NSC Firewall Configuration Vulnerability.
- Trend Micro Web site: Antivirus & Content Security Software | Securing Your Web World - Trend Micro USA.
- BID-33358: Trend Micro Multiple Products Network Security Component Modules Multiple Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-3866: The Trend Micro Personal Firewall service (aka TmPfw.exe) in Trend Micro Network Security Component (NSC) modules, as used in Trend Micro OfficeScan 8.0 SP1 Patch 1 and Internet Security 2007 and 2008 17.0.1224, relies on client-side password protection implemented in the configuration GUI, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and change firewall settings by using a modified client to send crafted packets.
- OSVDB ID: 53193: Trend Micro Multiple Products NSC Module Personal Firewall Service (TmPfw.exe) Client-side Password Bypass
- SA31160: Trend Micro Internet Security Firewall Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA33609: Trend Micro OfficeScan Client Firewall Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1021616: Trend Micro Internet Security Lets Local Users Modify the Firewall Configuration
- SECTRACK ID: 1021617: Trend Micro OfficeScan Lets Local Users Modify the Firewall Configuration
- Trend Micro OfficeScan 8.0 SP1 Patch 1
- Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2007
- Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2008 17.0.1224
Jan 20, 2009
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