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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Trend Micro OfficeScan Vendors:   Trend Micro
Trend Micro OfficeScan Lets Local Users Modify the Firewall Configuration
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021617
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3866   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 21 2009
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0 SP1 Patch 1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Trend Micro OfficeScan. A local user can modify the firewall configuration.

The firewall service (TmPfw.exe) does not require authentication to modify the firewall configuration. A local user can send specially crafted packets to the service to modify the firewall settings.

The vendor was notified on October 22, 2008.

Carsten Eiram of Secunia reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can modify the target firewall configuration.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.0 SP1 Patch 1, Critical Patch - Server Build 3191).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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