Security Updates for Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Azure DevOps Server (August 2023)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 179643


The Microsoft Team Foundation Server or Azure DevOps is affected by a spoofing vulnerabilities.


The Microsoft Team Foundation Server or Azure DevOps install is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by a server spoofing vulnerability. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability would have to send the victim a malicious link that the victim would have to click for a successful attack.

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


Microsoft has released the following updates:
- Azure DevOps Server 2022.0.1 with patch 2
- Azure DevOps Server 2020.1.2 with patch 7
- Azure DevOps Server 2020.0.2 with patch 3
- Azure DevOps Server 2019.1.2 with patch 4
- Azure DevOps Server 2019.0.1 with patch 14

Please refer to the vendor guidance to determine the version and patch to apply.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 179643

File Name: smb_nt_ms23_aug_team_foundation_server.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/10/2023

Updated: 9/15/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-36869


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:azure_devops_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio_team_foundation_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/8/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-36869

IAVA: 2023-A-0421-S