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Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange Scanning Parsing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029744
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0294   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 11 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010 for Exchange Server
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted email message to a target system that is monitored by Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange to trigger a parsing flaw and cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system when the email message is scanned. The code will run with the privileges of the configured service account.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fix:

Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server:

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (2008)

Message History:   None.

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