CVE Number – CVE-2019-0586
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Exchange software when the software fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the System user. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts.
Exploitation of the vulnerability requires that a specially crafted email be sent to a vulnerable Exchange server.
The Microsoft security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft Exchange handles objects in memory.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 10 – Details here
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 11 – Details here
Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 – Details here
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