Privilege escalation in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server

Published: 2019-08-14 | Updated: 2019-08-14
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-1229
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Microsoft Dynamics 365 Subscribe
Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Code Injection

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1229

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')


The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing XAML scripts. A remote privileged user with permission to author customized business rules in Dynamics can create a specially crafted XAML script and execute it on the system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain control of the Web Role hosting the Dynamics installation


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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Dynamics 365: 9.0

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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