Release Date: November 17, 2017
Trend Micro Vulnerability Identifier: VRTS-1128
Platform: Windows OS
Trend Micro has released a new build of Trend Micro Encryption for Email. This build resolves a service DLL pre-loading vulnerability.
Trend Micro Encryption for Email version 188.8.131.523 and below.
Trend Micro has released a new build to address the issue:
- This is the minimum version of the build required to address the issue. Trend Micro highly encourages customers to obtain the latest version of the product if there is a newer one available than the one listed above.
- Customers are encouraged to visit Trend Micro’s Download Center to obtain the latest software before applying any of the solutions above.
This new version of Trend Micro Encryption for Email resolves a service DLL pre-loading vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Customers are highly encouraged to update to the latest build as soon as possible.
Exploiting these type of vulnerabilities generally require that an attacker has access to a vulnerable machine. In addition to timely application of patches and updated solutions, customers are also advised to review remote access to critical systems and ensure policies and perimeter security is up-to-date.
Even though an exploit may require several specific conditions to be met, Trend Micro bly encourages customers to update to the latest builds as soon as possible.
Trend Micro would like to thank Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs 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.