Security Updates for Microsoft Exchange Server (February 2024)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 190473


The Microsoft Exchange Server installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability.


The Microsoft Exchange Server installed on the remote host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the Feb, 2024 security bulletin.

- Microsoft Exchange Server Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2024-21410)

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


Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 190473

File Name: smb_nt_ms24_feb_exchange.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/13/2024

Updated: 6/6/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-21410


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:exchange_server:2019

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/13/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/13/2024

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 3/7/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-21410

IAVA: 2024-A-0088-S

MSFT: MS24-5035606

MSKB: 5035606