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Release Date: March 7, 2022

CVE Vulnerability Identifiers: CVE-2022-26337

Platform: Microsoft Windows

CVSSv3 Scores: 4.8

Severity Rating: Medium

Summary

Trend Micro has released a new version of the Installer file of the Trend Micro Password Manager for Windows family of consumer products which resolves an Uncontrolled Search Path Element Local Privilege Escalation vulnerability.

Affected version(s)

PRODUCT AFFECTED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro Password Manager Installer 5.0.0.1262 and below Microsoft Windows English

Solution

PRODUCT AFFECTED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro Password Manager Installer 5.0.0.1266 Microsoft Windows English

Trend Micro has released an updated version of the Trend Micro Password Manager installer to resolve this issue. Customers that have the Trend Micro Password Manager program already installed are not affected by this vulnerability. Only customers installing the product using the installer with version number 5.0.0.1262 and below are affected. Customers are advised to use the latest version when doing a fresh installation of the product.

Vulnerability Details

Trend Micro Password Manager (Consumer) installer version 5.0.0.1262 and below is vulnerable to an Uncontrolled Search Path Element vulnerability that could allow an attacker to use a specially crafted file to exploit the vulnerability and escalate local privileges on the affected machine.

Trend Micro has received no reports nor is aware of any actual attacks against the affected product related to this vulnerability at this time.

Acknowledgment

Trend Micro would like to thank the following individual for responsibly disclosing the issue and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers:

  • DoHyun Lee(@l33d0hyun)

Additional Assistance

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