Trend Micro Security Bulletin

Number: AV18-035
Date: 23 February 2018


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a Trend Micro security bulletin.


Trend Micro has released a security bulletin to address multiple vulnerabilities in their Email Encryption Gateway 5.5. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote unauthenticated user to gain permission as root on the device.

Affected versions;
Email Encryption Gateway Version 5.5 Build 1111 and below

CVE References: CVE-2018-6219, CVE-2018-6220, CVE-2018-6221, CVE-2018-6222, CVE-2018-6223, CVE-2018-6224 , CVE-2018-6225, CVE-2018-6226, CVE-2018-6227, CVE-2018-6228, CVE-2018-6229, CVE-2018-6230

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that owners/operators test and deploy the vendor released update or workaround to affected platforms accordingly.


Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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