Virus Buster 2009 key input encryption function vulnerability


Virus Buster 2009 contains a vulnerability within the key input encryption function.

The key input encryption function in Virus Buster 2009 contains a vulnerability where a portion of password that is entered in the web browser is not properly encrypted.

Nobuhiro Tsuji of NTT DATA SECURITY CORPORATION reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.1 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Trend Micro, Inc.
  • Virus Baster 2009

According to the developer, Virus Buster 2010 and later are not affected.

When input information is stolen by a key logger, portions of the information may be leaked in plaintext.

[Update the Software]
Update to Virus Buster 2010 or 2011 according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

Trend Micro, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-noinfo) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2011-1327

  1. JVN : JVN#99175647
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2011-1327
Revision History

  • [2011/5/17]
      Web page published