Trend Micro ServerProtect Crystal Reports ReportServer File Disclosure
iDefense Security Advisory 12.14.05
December 14, 2005
Trend Micro Inc.'s ServerProtect provides antivirus scanning with
centralized management of virus outbreaks, scanning, patter file
updates, notifications and remote installations. More information about
the product set is available at:
Remote exploitation of an input validation vulnerability in Trend Micro
Inc.'s ServerProtect Management Console allows remote attackers to view
the contents of arbitrary files on the underlying system.
The problem specifically exists within the handling of the IMAGE
parameter in the script rptserver.asp. The vulnerable area of code is
outlined in the following snippet:
Set session("oEMF") = Server.CreateObject("CREmfgen.CREmfgen.2")
if IMAGE <> "" then
Call session("oEMF").StreamImage(IMAGE, DEL)
An attacker can utilize directory traversal modifiers to traverse
outside the system temporary directory and access any file on the same
Successful exploitation of the described vulnerability allows remote
attackers to view the contents of arbitrary files on the underlying
system. Exploitation does not require credentials thereby exacerbating
the impact of this vulnerability.
iDefense has confirmed the existence of this vulnerability in Trend
Micro ServerProtect for Windows Management Console 5.58 running with
Trend Micro Control Manager 2.5/3.0 and Trend Micro Damage Cleanup
Server 1.1. It is suspected that earlier versions and versions for other
platforms are vulnerable as well.
Employ firewalls, access control lists or other TCP/UDP restriction
mechanism to limit access to the vulnerable system on the configured
port, generally TCP port 80.
VI. VENDOR RESPONSE
"Trend Micro has become aware of a vulnerability related to Crystal
Report, a reporting component found in Trend Micro Control Manager (v2.5
and v3.0). Under certain conditions, arbitrary files on the
ReportServer volume inside Trend Micro Control Manager software could be
viewed or accessed remotely. Trend Micro is currently consulting with
Crystal Report regarding permanent solutions to this reporting
component. A temporary workaround solution can be recommended through
contacting Trend Micro customer and technical support."
VII. CVE INFORMATION
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the
name CVE-2005-1930 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in
the CVE list (http://cve.mitre.org), which standardizes names for
VIII. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
06/03/2005 Initial vendor notification
06/06/2005 Initial vendor response
12/14/2005 Public disclosure
The discoverer of this vulnerability wishes to remain anonymous.
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