Release Date: December 10, 2021
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2021-44023
Platform(s): Windows OS
CVSS 3.0 Score: 2.8 (Low)
Trend Micro has released an updated version of the Trend Micro Security 2021 consumer family of products. This update resolves a link following denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.
|Premium Security||2021 (v17) and below||Microsoft Windows||English|
|Maximum Security||2021 (v17) and below||Microsoft Windows||English|
|Internet Security||2021 (v17) and below||Microsoft Windows||English|
|Antivirus+ Security||2021 (v17) and below||Microsoft Windows||English|
Trend Micro has released a version to resolve this issue:
|All version above||2022 (v17.7)||Microsoft Windows||English|
This updated version resolves a vulnerability in the product that could allow an attacker to abuse the PC Health Checkup feature of the product to create symlinks that would allow modification of files which could lead to a denial-of-service.
Trend Micro has received no reports nor is aware of any actual attacks against the affected products related to this vulnerability at this time.
Trend Micro would like to thank Michael DePlante (@izobashi) of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative), for responsibly disclosing this issue and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers.
Customers who have questions are encouraged to contact Trend Micro technical support for further assistance.