On the Trend Micro Threat Discovery Appliance 2.6.1062r1, directory traversal when processing a session_id cookie allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to delete arbitrary files as root. This can be used to bypass authentication or cause a DoS.
Published 2017-04-12 10:59:00
Updated 2017-04-17 15:43:11
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversalDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-7552

96.71%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2016-7552

  • Trend Micro Threat Discovery Appliance admin_sys_time.cgi Remote Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2017-04-10
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/multi/http/trendmicro_threat_discovery_admin_sys_time_cmdi
    This module exploits two vulnerabilities the Trend Micro Threat Discovery Appliance. The first is an authentication bypass vulnerability via a file delete in logoff.cgi which resets the admin password back to 'admin' upon a reboot (CVE-2016-7552). The second

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-7552

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
10.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
10.0
10.0
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-7552

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-7552

Products affected by CVE-2016-7552

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