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Release Date: May 13, 2022

CVE Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2022-30687

Platform(s): Windows OS

CVSSv3 Score: 6.1

Severity Rating: Medium

Summary

Trend Micro has released a hotfix for Trend Micro Maximum Security 2022 which resolves a link following arbitrary file deletion vulnerability.

Affected version(s)

PRODUCT AFFECTED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro Maximum Security 2022 (v17.7) Windows English

Solution

Trend Micro has released a hotfix available for version below that resolves the issue.

PRODUCT UPDATED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro Maximum Security 2022 (v17.7) Hotfix Windows English

Vulnerability Details

Trend Micro Maximum Security 2022 is vulnerable to a link following vulnerability that could allow a low privileged local user to manipulate the product’s secure erase feature to delete arbitrary files.

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

Mitigating Factors

None identified. Customers are advised to ensure they always have the latest version of the program.

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:

  • Amir Ahmadi (@KingAmir ) working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

Additional Assistance

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

External Reference

The following advisories may be found at Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative Published Advisories site:

  • ZDI-CAN-15739
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