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Bulletin Date: March 31, 2021

CVE Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2021-28647

Platform: Microsoft Windows

CVSSv3 Score: 7.8 AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Severity Rating: High


Summary

Trend Micro has released a new version for the Trend Micro Password Manager for Windows family of consumer products which resolves a DLL hijacking vulnerability.

Affected versions

PRODUCT AFFECTED VERSION PLATFORM PLATFORM
Password Manager 5 Windows English

Solution

PRODUCT UPDATED VERSION PLATFORM PLATFORM
Password Manager 5.0.0.1217 Windows English


Trend Micro has released an update via the product’s ActiveUpdate 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 who have not yet gotten the update can install the latest version manually to address the issue.

Vulnerability Details

Trend Micro Password Manager version 5 (Consumer) is vulnerable to a DLL Hijacking vulnerability which could allow an attacker to inject a malicious DLL file during the installation progress and could execute a malicious program each time a user installs a program.

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:

  • Hieu Tran from STeam

Additional Assistance

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

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