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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0686

Original release date: 04/01/2009
Last revised: 04/10/2009


The TrendMicro Activity Monitor Module (tmactmon.sys) in Trend Micro Internet Pro 2008 and 2009, and Security Pro 2008 and 2009, allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted IRP in a METHOD_NEITHER IOCTL request to \Device\tmactmon that overwrites memory.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090331 [Positive Technologies SA 2009-09] Trend Micro Internet Security Pro 2009 tmactmon.sys Priviliege Escalation Vulnerabilities
External Source: XF
Name: trend-tmactmon-privilege-escalation(49513)
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 8322
External Source: MISC
Name: http://milw0rm.com/sploits/2009-trendmicro_local_expl_0day.zip
External Source: BID
Name: 34304
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021955
External Source: MISC
Name: http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2009-09

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)