Threat Encyclopedia

Microsoft: Active Directory Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Active Directory integrated DNS (ADIDNS) mishandles objects in memory. An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the Local System Account To exploit the vulnerability, an authenticated attacker could send malicious requests to an Active Directory integrated DNS (ADIDNS) server. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Active Directory integrated DNS (ADIDNS) handles objects in memory.

Affected Products

Windows Server version 2004 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server version 1909 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server version 1903 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2019

CVE References

CVE-2020-0761