Zero-day vulnerability in Apex One

Insufficient verification of data authenticity

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2022091318 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Trend Micro Apex One

Vulnerable component: Apex One

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-40139

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

CWE-ID: CWE-345 - Insufficient Verification of Data Authenticity


The vulnerability allows a remote user to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the rollback functionality. A remote authenticated user with access to the administrative console can force the agent into downloading unverified rollback components and compromise the affected system.

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

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