#VU54704 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in Microsoft Exchange Server

Published: 2021-08-19 | Updated: 2021-09-07

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54704

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 8.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-34523


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft Exchange Server
Server applications / Mail servers

Vendor: Microsoft


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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions in the Microsoft Exchange Server, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Exchange Server: 2013 Cumulative Update 23 15.00.1497.002

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

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