Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP3/2013/2016 MFC Library Loader untrusted search path

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP3/2013/2016 (Groupware Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component MFC Library Loader. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-426. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 08/23/2010. The weakness was presented 10/09/2018 as confirmed security update guide (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The public release was coordinated in cooperation with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2010-3190 since 08/31/2010. The attack needs to be approached locally. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The advisory points out:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that certain applications built using Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) handle the loading of DLL files.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 8 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86001 (Apple iTunes < 12.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (credentialed check)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 53017 (Microsoft Windows Exchange Server Update For October 2018).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 42811), Secunia (SA41212) and Tenable (86001). See 54584, 77185, 77777 and 77778 for similar entries.





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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-426
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 86001
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OpenVAS Name: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities Sep15 (Windows)
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CVE: CVE-2010-3190 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 42811 - Microsoft ATL/MFC Trace Tool 'dwmapi.dll' DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
Secunia: 41212
OSVDB: 67674 - CVE-2010-3190 - Microsoft Exchange Server - Code Execution Issue

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Created: 10/10/2018 01:00 PM
Updated: 04/01/2020 09:33 AM
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