Microsoft Message Queuing RCE (CVE-2023-21554, QueueJumper)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 175373


A message queuing application is affected a remote code execution vulnerability.


The Microsoft Message Queuing running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. An unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 175373

File Name: msmq_2023-04.nbin

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/10/2023

Updated: 3/19/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-21554


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:message_queuing

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-21554