Zero-day vulnerability in Apex One

Input validation error

Vendor reports in the wild exploitation of this vulnerability.

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2020031809 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Trend Micro Apex One and OfficeScan

Vulnerable component: Apex One

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8468

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a content validation escape issue. A remote authenticated attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and manipulate certain agent client components.

Note: the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

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