CVE-2020-24557

high
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Description

A vulnerability in Trend Micro Apex One and Worry-Free Business Security 10.0 SP1 on Microsoft Windows may allow an attacker to manipulate a particular product folder to disable the security temporarily, abuse a specific Windows function and attain privilege escalation. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. Please note that version 1909 (OS Build 18363.719) of Microsoft Windows 10 mitigates hard links, but previous versions are affected.

References

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-20-1094/

https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/000263632

https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/000267260

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-09-01

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
149094Trend Micro Apex One Multiple Vulnerabilities (000263632)NessusWindows
high
149064Trend Micro OfficeScan Multiple Vulnerabilities (000263632)NessusWindows
high