Microsoft Exchange Server Flaw Exploited in APT Attacks

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Microsoft Exchange Server Flaw Exploited in APT Attacks

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If you are using Microsoft Exchange server for your email check your web hosting or server administrator has applied the update:
A vulnerability is Microsoft Exchange servers is being actively exploited by multiple APT groups, researchers warn.

Multiple threat groups are actively exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange servers, researchers warn. If left unpatched, the flaw allows authenticated attackers to execute code remotely with system privileges.

The vulnerability in question (CVE-2020-0688) exists in the control panel of Exchange, Microsoft’s mail server and calendaring server, and was fixed as part of Microsoft’s February Patch Tuesday updates. However, researchers in a Friday advisory said that unpatched servers are being exploited in the wild by unnamed advanced persistent threat (APT) actors.
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