Trend Micro Antivirus for MAC vulnerable to privilege escalation


Trend Micro Incorporated has released a security update for Trend Micro Antivirus for MAC.

Trend Micro Incorporated reported this vulnerability to JPCERT/CC to notify users of the solution through JVN.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.8 (High) [NVD Score]
  • Attack Vector: Local
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: Low
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: High
  • Integrity Impact: High
  • Availability Impact: High
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.2 (High) [NVD Score]
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  • Integrity Impact: Complete
  • Availability Impact: Complete
Affected Products

Trend Micro, Inc.
  • Trend Micro Antivirus for MAC Versions 11.0.2150 and earlier


A user who can log in to the system where the affected product is installed may obtain the administrative privilege. As a result, arbitrary program may be executed on the system.
For more information, refer to the information provided by the developer.

[Update the software]
Update the software to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

Vendor Information

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

  1. Link Following(CWE-59) [NVD Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2022-24671

  1. JVN : JVNVU#95075478
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2022-24671
Revision History

  • [2022/02/18]
      Web page was published
  • [2024/06/21]
      CVSS Severity was modified
      CWE was modified
      References : Content was added