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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Trend Micro OfficeScan Vendors:   Trend Micro
Trend Micro OfficeScan Client Bug in Scanning Long Pathnames Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022109
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1435   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 29 2009
Original Entry Date:  Apr 22 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0 SP1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Trend Micro OfficeScan. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can create a specially crafted directory structure that, when scanned, will cause the target application to crash.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

Juan Pablo Lopez Yacubian reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  Trend Micro OfficeScan Client - DOS

Application: Trend Micro OfficeScan Client for Windows 8.0 sp1

OS:  Windows XP 


1 - Description

2 - Vulnerability




OfficeScan is a good antivirus that used in many companys.

The problem with this bug is that a bad user can install any virus and  the av is crash can not notifies to the admin of av ,also
 other user can install
irregulars programs, for example a legal program with a crack and if there are a audit the company have a risk that detect ilegal



The problem is when the officescan try scan a folders with a long name, this caused that aplication crash. The result varies 	
depending on the number of chars that you use in the poc.



The poc is a simple code in visual basic that creates many folders with a longs names and after this, the aplication, scans the folder
 and the av crash.

download here :


Juan Pablo Lopez Yacubian


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