Security Updates for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (August 2021)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 152524
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central install is missing a security update.


The Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central install is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by a Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central to CU26 for the Spring 2019 release, 16.15 for 2020 Release Wave 1, 17.9 for 2020 Release Wave 2, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 152524

File Name: smb_nt_ms21_aug_microsoft_dynamics_365_bc.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/12/2021

Updated: 8/23/2021

Dependencies: microsoft_dynamics_365_business_central_server_win_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-36946


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:dynamics_365

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Server

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-36946

MSKB: 5005370, 5005373, 5005374

MSFT: MS21-5005370, MS21-5005373, MS21-5005374

IAVA: 2021-A-0375