Release Date: February 15, 2022
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2022-24671
The Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac has released an update via ActiveUpdate to address a Link Following Privilege Escalation Vulnerability.
|Antivirus for Mac||11.0.2150 and below||macOS||English|
Trend Micro has released a version to resolve this issue:
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The update resolves a vulnerability in the product that allows a local attacker to modify a file during the update process and escalate their privileges. Please note that an attacker must at least have low-level privileges on the system to attempt to exploit this vulnerability.
Trend Micro has received no reports nor is aware of any actual attacks against the affected products related to this vulnerability at this time.
None identified. Customers are advised to ensure they always have the latest version of the program.
Trend Micro would like to thank Cees Elzinga working with 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.