Microsoft Exchange Server CVE-2018-0924 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

March 13, 2018

Description

Microsoft Exchange Server is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in launching further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP3 Update Rollup 20
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 18
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 19
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 SP1
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 7
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 8

Recommendations

Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
If global access isn't needed, block access at the network perimeter to computers hosting the vulnerable operating system.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity such as unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.

Communicate sensitive information through secure means.
Implement multiple layers of encryption and authentication to help mitigate against exposure from this and other latent vulnerabilities.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

References

Credits

Richard Shupak


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