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TrendMicro InterScan VirusWall Discloses Files to Remote Users

SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1009550
Date: Mar 24 2004

Impact: Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information

Exploit Included: Yes

Advisory: Sentry Union

Version(s): 3.5

Description: Tri Huynh from SentryUnion reported a vulnerability in TrendMicro's InterScan VirusWall. A remote user can view files located on the target system.

It is reported that the built in web proxy service does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can supply a specially crafted URL containing '../' directory traversal characters to view arbitrary files on the target system with the privileges of InterScan VirusWall.

The vendor has reportedly been notified without response.

Impact: A remote user can view files on the target system.

Solution: No solution was available at the time of this entry.

Vendor URL: www.trendmicro.com/

Cause: Access control error, Input validation error

Underlying OS: Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Underlying OS Comments: Confirmed on Windows

Reported By: "Tri Huynh"


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