[+] Credits: John Page (aka hyp3rlinx)   
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[+] Source:  
[+] ISR: ApparitionSec   
Trend Micro Security (Consumer) Multiple Products  
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[Vulnerability Type]  
Persistent Arbitrary Code Execution  
[CVE Reference]  
[CVSSv3 Scores: 6.7]  
[Security Issue]  
Trend Micro Security can potentially allow an attackers to use a malicious program to escalate privileges  
to SYSTEM integrity and attain persistence on a vulnerable system.  
[Product Affected Versions]  
Platform Microsoft Windows  
Premium Security 2019 (v15) and 2020 (v16)  
Maximum Security  
2019 (v15) and 2020 (v16)  
Internet Security  
2019 (v15) and 2020 (v16)  
Antivirus + Security  
2019 (v15) and 2020 (v16)  
Compile C test code "Program.c"  
void main(void){  
1) Place under c:\ dir.  
2) Reboot the machine, the coreServiceShell.exe service loads and executes our binary with SYSTEM integrity.  
[Network Access]  
[Disclosure Timeline]  
Vendor Notification: October 8, 2019  
vendor advisory: January 15, 2020  
January 16, 2020 : Public Disclosure  
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