#VU25227 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Published: 2020-02-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25227

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-0692


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft Exchange Server
Server applications / Mail servers

Vendor: Microsoft


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

The vulnerability exists due to uspecified error in Microsoft Exchange Server. Exploitation of this vulnerability requires Exchange Web Services (EWS) to be enabled and in use in an affected environment. A remote attacker can change parameters in the Security Access Token, forward it to a Microsoft Exchange Server and impersonate an another Exchange user. 

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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Exchange Server:


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker 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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