Trend Micro Multiple Products TmComm.sys IOCTL Handler Local Privilege Escalation

High Nessus Plugin ID 24682


The remote Windows host is affected by a local privilege escalation issue.


The version of tmcomm.sys installed on the remote system is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability. The issue exists due to insecure permissions on Tmcomm.sys which allows write access to 'everyone' group on the remote system. Successful exploitation of this issue could lead to arbitrary code execution with SYSTEM privileges.


Update the Anti-Rootkit Common Module (RCM) to version 1.600-1052.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24682

File Name: trendmicro_tmcomm_insecure_permission.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/02/21

Modified: 2016/05/06

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0856

BID: 22448

OSVDB: 33039

CERT: 282240, 666800