Microsoft Addresses 'Wormable' RCE Vulnerability in Windows DNS Server

Original release date: July 14, 2020

Microsoft has released a security update to address a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability—CVE-2020-1350—in Windows DNS Server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. This is considered a “wormable” vulnerability that affects all Windows Server versions.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s Security Advisory and Blog for more information, and apply the necessary update and workaround.

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