Vulnerability Note VU#768681

Trend Micro ServerProtect contains multiple vulnerabilities

Original Release date: 13 Nov 2008 | Last revised: 25 Nov 2008


Trend Micro ServerProtect contains multiple vulnerabilities. The most severe of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute commands, view sensitive data, or cause a system to crash.


Trend Micro ServerProtect is designed to detect and remove viruses from files. ServerProtect contains vulnerabilities, including multiple heap overflows. For more information on these issues see:

Note that these issues affect Trend Micro ServerProtect versions 5.58 and 5.7.


A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to gain access with the privileges of the ServerProtect account or an administrator account and execute arbitrary commands, view log files or other sensitive data, or cause a vulnerable system to crash.


We are currently unaware of a complete solution to this problem. According to IBM X-Force:
A patch released in May 2008 somewhat mitigates access to this vulnerability. However, the vulnerability is still resident and easily accessible.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Trend MicroAffected08 Aug 200813 Nov 2008
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

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This vulnerability was reported by David Dewey and Chris Valasek of IBM X-Force.

This document was written by Chris Taschner.

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