Trend Micro Mobile Security for Enterprise up to 9.8 SP5 denial of service

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Trend Micro Mobile Security for Enterprise up to 9.8 SP5. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. As an impact it is known to affect integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A potential unathenticated file deletion vulnerabilty on Trend Micro Mobile Security for Enterprise 9.8 SP5 could allow an attacker with access to the Management Server to delete files. This issue was resolved in 9.8 SP5 Critical Patch 2.

The weakness was released 09/20/2022 with Trend Micro. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-40980 since 09/19/2022. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Applying the patch 9.8 SP5 Critical Patch 2 is able to eliminate this problem.






CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.7

VulDB Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Temp Score: 4.4
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NVD Base Score: 9.1
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: 9.8 SP5 Critical Patch 2


09/19/2022 🔍
09/20/2022 +1 days 🔍
09/20/2022 +0 days 🔍
10/21/2022 +31 days 🔍



Organization: Trend Micro
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-40980 (🔍)


Created: 09/20/2022 09:47 AM
Updated: 10/21/2022 08:58 AM
Changes: 09/20/2022 09:47 AM (40), 10/21/2022 08:58 AM (11)
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