Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Exchange.Server.CVE-2018-8581.Privilege.Elevation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation of Privilege vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Server.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to escalate their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Microsoft Exchange Server 2019
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8581

CVE References

CVE-2018-8581

Other References

2018-8581