Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 CU7/2003 SP1 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 CU7/2003 SP1 (Groupware Software). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity.

The weakness was disclosed 03/10/2015 as MS15-026 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-1630 since 02/17/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81740 (MS15-026: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3040856)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 74275 (Microsoft Exchange Server Elevation of Privilege Vulnerabilities (MS15-026)).

Applying the patch MS15-026 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (101158) and Tenable (81740). The entries 73975, 73976, 73978 and 73979 are pretty similar.







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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Nessus ID: 81740
Nessus Name: MS15-026: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3040856)
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OpenVAS ID: 800166
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Exchange Server Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (3040856)
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Advisory: MS15-026
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2015-1630 (🔍)

X-Force: 101158 - Microsoft Exchange Server audit report privilege escalation
SecurityTracker: 1031900 - Microsoft Exchange Server Bugs Permit Cross-Site Scripting and Account Spoofing Attacks
Vulnerability Center: 48999 - [MS15-026] Microsoft Exchange Server Remote XSS in Audit Report, Medium
SecurityFocus: 72888 - Microsoft Exchange Server CVE-2015-1630 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Created: 03/11/2015 10:47 AM
Updated: 04/15/2022 09:54 AM
Changes: 03/11/2015 10:47 AM (76), 06/22/2017 10:40 AM (7), 04/15/2022 09:49 AM (3), 04/15/2022 09:54 AM (1)
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