Microsoft Exchange Server 2013/2016/2019 ProxyNotShell server-side request forgery

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A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013/2016/2019 (Groupware Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a server-side request forgery vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-918. The web server receives a URL or similar request from an upstream component and retrieves the contents of this URL, but it does not sufficiently ensure that the request is being sent to the expected destination. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 09/30/2022. The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-41040. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is declared as highly functional. It is possible to download the exploit at As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k.

It is possible to mitigate the problem by applying the configuration setting .






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.2
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CNA Base Score: 8.8
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Class: Server-side request forgery
CWE: CWE-918
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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Recommended: Config
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09/19/2022 CVE reserved
09/30/2022 +11 days Advisory disclosed
09/30/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/19/2022 +50 days VulDB last update



Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-41040 (🔒)
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Created: 09/30/2022 11:18 AM
Updated: 11/19/2022 08:40 PM
Changes: 09/30/2022 11:18 AM (37), 09/30/2022 11:20 AM (1), 10/05/2022 03:35 PM (1), 10/29/2022 08:14 AM (2), 10/29/2022 08:15 AM (12), 11/19/2022 08:40 PM (2)
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