Advisory Published

CVE-2023-36578: Microsoft Message Queuing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

First published: Tue Oct 10 2023(Updated: )

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Credit: secure@microsoft.com secure@microsoft.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Microsoft Windows 10<10.0.10240.20232
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.14393.6351
Microsoft Windows Server 2016<10.0.17763.4974
Microsoft Windows Server 2019<10.0.19041.3570
Microsoft Windows 10 22h2<10.0.19045.3570
Microsoft Windows 11 21h2<10.0.22000.2538
Microsoft Windows 11<10.0.22621.2428
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=sp2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008=r2-sp1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012=r2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Windows Server 2022

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2023-36578?

    CVE-2023-36578 is a vulnerability in Microsoft Message Queuing that allows remote code execution.

  • Which systems are affected by CVE-2023-36578?

    Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 11, Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, and Windows 11 are affected.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-36578?

    CVE-2023-36578 has a severity of 7.3, which is considered high.

  • How do I fix CVE-2023-36578?

    To fix CVE-2023-36578, apply the relevant patches provided by Microsoft for your specific operating system version.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-36578?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-36578 on the Microsoft Security Response Center website.


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