Bulletin Date: October 13, 2020
Assigned CVE: CVE-2020-25779
CVSSv3 Score: 3.2
Severity Rating: Low
Trend Micro has released a new build of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac Security (Consumer). This update resolves a Bypass Web Threat Protection via Internationalized Domain Name Homograph Attack (Puny-code) vulnerability.
|Antivirus for Mac||2020 (v10.x) and below||macOS||English|
|Antivirus for Mac||2021 (v11)||macOS||English|
|Antivirus for Mac||2020 (v10.5) 10.5.1623 via ActiveUpdate||macOS||English|
|Antivirus for Mac||2020 (v10.0) 10.0.1803 via ActiveUpdate||macOS||English|
Trend Micro has addressed this vulnerability on the 2020 family of products (version 10.x) via patches that are available now through the product’s automatic ActiveUpdate feature for all versions of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac listed above. Customers who have at least version 10.0 will already have the necessary patch applied. Customers who have version 9.0 and below are recommended to install the latest version to address the issue.
The latest versions of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac can be found here.
Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac 2020 (Consumer) has a vulnerability in which a Internationalized Domain Name homograph attack (Puny-code) could be used to add a malicious website to the approved websites list of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac to bypass the web threat protection feature.
Trend Micro has received no reports nor is aware of any actual attacks against the affected product related to this vulnerability at this time.
Trend Micro would like to thank the following individual for responsibly disclosing the issue and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:
- Dhiraj Mishra (@RandomDhiraj)
Customers who have questions are encouraged to contact Trend Micro Technical Support for further assistance.