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Release Date: May 10, 2022

CVE Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2022-30523

Platform(s): Microsoft Windows

Severity Rating: High

Summary

Trend Micro has released a new version of the Trend Micro Password Manager for Windows family of consumer products which resolves a Link Following Privilege Escalation Vulnerability.

Affected version(s)

PRODUCT AFFECTED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro Password Manager 5.0.0.1266 and below Microsoft Windows English

Solution

PRODUCT UPDATED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro Password Manager 5.0.0.1270 Microsoft Windows English

Trend Micro has released an update via the product’s automatic update mechanism to resolve this issue. Your Trend Micro Password Manager program should receive the update automatically as long as your computer is connected to the Internet. Customers are advised to use the latest version when doing a fresh installation of the product.

Vulnerability Details

Trend Micro Password Manager (Consumer) version 5.0.0.1266 and below is vulnerable to a Link Following Privilege Escalation Vulnerability that could allow a low privileged local attacker to delete the contents of an arbitrary folder as SYSTEM which can then be used for privilege escalation on the affected machine.

Trend Micro has received no reports nor is aware of any actual attacks against the affected product related to this vulnerability at this time.

Acknowledgement

Trend Micro would like to thank the following individual for responsibly disclosing the issue and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:

Additional Assistance

Customers who have questions are encouraged to contact Trend Micro Technical Support for further assistance.

External Reference

The following advisories may be found at Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative Published Advisories site:

  • ZDI-CAN-16159