Trend Micro Internet Security access restriction flaw


Trend Micro Internet Security provided by Trend Micro Incorporated contains an access restriction flaw.

According to the developer, attempts to exploit the vulnerability will not succeed from external networks when the default settings are used.

Trend Micro Incorporated reported this vulnerability to JPCERT/CC to notify users of its solution through JVN. JPCERT/CC and Trend Micro Incorporated coordinated under the Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 5.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Trend Micro, Inc.
  • Trend Micro Internet Security 8
  • Trend Micro Internet Security 10


A remote attacker may obtain access to files on the device.

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Vendor Information

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

  1. Permissions(CWE-264) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2016-1225

  1. JVN : JVN#48789425
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2016-1225
Revision History

  • [2016/06/02]
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