Trend Micro ServerProtect Static Credential (CVE-2022-25329)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 158648


An anti-virus application uses a static credential.


The Trend Micro ServerProtect Information Server running on the remote host uses a static credential to perform authentication when console type 1 is specified in the console registration request. An unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to register to the server and perform authenticated actions.


Update affected installations in accordance with the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 158648

File Name: trendmicro_serverprotect_cve-2022-25329.nbin

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/7/2022

Updated: 11/30/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-25329


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: 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: 2/22/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/22/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-25329