This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Trend Micro Worry-Free Business 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 Worry-Free Business Services Agent. The issue results from incorrect permissions set on a resource used by the service. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass authentication on affected installations of Trend Micro Apex One. Authentication as a low-privileged Windows domain user is required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the product patching functionality. When applying a patch to the product, the permissions on some files are not properly preserved. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to bypass authentication on the system.
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