Advisory Published

CVE-2023-36579: Microsoft Message Queuing Denial of Service Vulnerability

First published: Tue Oct 10 2023(Updated: )

Microsoft Message Queuing Denial of Service Vulnerability

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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-2023-36579?

    CVE-2023-36579 is a vulnerability in Microsoft Message Queuing that can be exploited to cause a denial of service.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-36579?

    CVE-2023-36579 has a severity rating of 7.5 (high).

  • Which software versions are affected by CVE-2023-36579?

    Windows 10 (versions 1809, 1607, 22H2, and 21H2), Windows 11 (versions 22H2 and 21H2), Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 (sp2), Windows Server 2008 R2 (sp1), Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2022 are affected by CVE-2023-36579.

  • How can I fix CVE-2023-36579?

    You can fix CVE-2023-36579 by installing the appropriate security patch provided by Microsoft. Please refer to the Microsoft support page for further instructions.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2023-36579?

    You can find more information about CVE-2023-36579 on the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) website.


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