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Release Date: August 25, 2022

CVE Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2022-38764

Platform(s): Microsoft Windows

Summary

Trend Micro has released a new version of the Trend Micro HouseCall that resolves an incorrect permission assignment privilege escalation vulnerability.

Affected version(s)

PRODUCT AFFECTED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro HouseCall Version 1.62.1.1133 Microsoft Windows English

Solution

Trend Micro has released a version to resolve this issue:

PRODUCT UPDATED VERSION(S) PLATFORM LANGUAGE(S)
Trend Micro HouseCall Version 1.62.1.1140 Microsoft Windows English

Vulnerability Details

This version resolves a vulnerability due to an overly permissive folders under Program Files that possibly allow to execute code with System privileges.

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 Xavier Danest working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) for responsibly disclosing this issue and working with Trend Micro to help protect our customers.

Additional Assistance

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

External Reference

  • ZDI-CAN-16829
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