This vulnerability allows local attackers to create a denial-of-service condition on affected installations of Trend Micro Maximum Security. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the Maximum Security Agent. By creating a directory junction, an attacker can abuse the service to delete a file. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to create a denial-of-service condition on the system.
Trend Micro has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: