CVE-2021-40469

Published on: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/19/2021 02:28:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Windows Server 2008 from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

  • CVE-2021-40469 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW HIGH NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
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CVE References

Description Tags Link
Security Update Guide - Microsoft Security Response Center portal.msrc.microsoft.com
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URL Logo MISC portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-40469

Related QID Numbers

  • 91826 Microsoft Windows Domain Name System (DNS) Server Remote Code Execution (RCE) Vulnerability October 2021

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008-sp2AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2008r2sp1AllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2012r2AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2016-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 20162004AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 201620h2AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2019-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows Server 2022-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:x64:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:2004:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2016:20h2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2019:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2022:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

Source Title Posted (UTC)
Twitter Icon @0xKasunC @BleepinComputer @LawrenceAbrams Any further details about 'CVE-2021-40469 - Windows DNS Server Remote Code Executi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-10-12 17:39:59
Twitter Icon @0xKasunC @BleepinComputer @LawrenceAbrams Looks like Higher Privilege is required. msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/e… 2021-10-12 19:39:00
Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2021-40469 : #Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability... cve.report/CVE-2021-40469 2021-10-13 00:40:47
Twitter Icon @greenapple_w msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/e… 2021-10-13 01:56:29
Twitter Icon @kschoenefeld @pauldokas I was reading the msrc page linked in the nvd/mitre article you retweeted. msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/v…. I b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-10-13 02:05:15
Twitter Icon @netalexx ? Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability 2021-10-13 05:20:59
Twitter Icon @ipssignatures I know no IPS that has a protection/signature/rule for the vulnerability CVE-2021-40469. The vuln was published 0 d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-10-13 06:04:02
Twitter Icon @ipssignatures The vuln CVE-2021-40469 has a tweet created 0 days ago and retweeted 7 times. twitter.com/CVEnew/status/… #S4c4cx6kzt2qy6 2021-10-13 06:04:02
Reddit Logo Icon /r/u/Hackburg Update Your Windows PCs Immediately To Patch New 0-Day Under Active Attack. 2021-10-14 01:47:13
Reddit Logo Icon /r/cybersecurity Microsoft Critical CVE | Update Systems 2021-10-14 16:06:03
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