A vulnerability exists in Trend Micro's Anti-Rootkit Common Module that may allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.
Trend Micro AntiVirus is a virus scanner for Microsoft Windows and Linux. The Trend Micro Anti-Rootkit Common Module is included with Trend Micro security suites and other anti-virus products.
The IOCTL handlers for the DOS device interface included with Trend Micro's Anti-Rootkit Common Module fails to properly validate permissions. Local users are not properly restricted from accessing fucntionality designed for privileged use on the \\.\TmComm DOS device interface.
A local attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or overwrite arbitrary memory in the kernel.
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This issue is addressed in Trend Micro solution 1034432. Trend Micro credits Ruben Santamarta working with the iDefense Contributor Program for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
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