Bulletin Date: April 22, 2021
CVE Vulnerability Identifiers: CVE-2021-28649, CVE-2021-31519
Platform: Microsoft Windows
CVSSv3 Score: 7.3: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Severity Rating: High
Trend Micro has released an updated version of Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks which resolve two incorrect permission assignment vulnerabilities that may lead to privilege escalation.
|HouseCall for Home Networks||5.3.1179 and below||Windows||English|
|HouseCall for Home Networks||5.3.1206||Windows||English|
Trend Micro has released an updated version of the product which can be downloaded from here.
Two incorrect permission vulnerabilities on Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks version 5.3.1179 and below could allow an attacker to escalate privileges by placing arbitrary code on a specified folder and have that code be executed by an Administrator who is running a scan.
Please note that an attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system to exploit this vulnerability.
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:
- Xavier Danest - Decathlon working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative
Customers who have questions are encouraged to contact Trend Micro Technical Support for further assistance.