|CVSS SCORE||7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Microsoft Exchange. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the TorusUpdateInitialSessionState function. The function loads a library from an unsecured location. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Piotr Bazydlo (@chudypb) of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative