Trend Micro ServerProtect Authentication Bypass Vulnerability (CVE-2021-36745)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 154351


An anti-virus application is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.


An authentication bypass vulnerability exists in the Trend Micro ServerProtect Information Server due to the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to bypass authentication and gain access to the server.


Update affected installations in accordance with the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 154351

File Name: trendmicro_serverprotect_cve-2021-36745.nbin

Version: 1.29

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/22/2021

Updated: 2/21/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-36745


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:trend_micro:serverprotect

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-36745