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Category:   Application (Firewall)  >   Trend Micro Internet Security Vendors:   Trend Micro
Trend Micro Internet Security Lets Local Users Modify the Firewall Configuration
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021616
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3866   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 21 2009
Impact:   Modification of user information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007, 2008 17.0.1224
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Trend Micro Internet Security. 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:   No solution was available at the time of this entry. The vendor is working on a fix.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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