Vulnerability

(MS13-066) Vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services Could Allow Information Disclosure (2873872)

Publish date: August 27, 2013

CVE-2013-3185

SEVERITY

HIGH

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DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). The vulnerability could reveal information pertaining to the service account used by AD FS. An attacker could then attempt logons from outside the corporate network, which would result in account lockout of the service account used by AD FS if an account lockout policy has been configured. This would result in denial of service for all applications relying on the AD FS instance.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Active Directory Federation Services 2.1
  • Active Directory Federation Services 2.0
  • Active Directory Federation Services 1.x

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