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Microsoft Teams Patch Bypass Allows RCE

05
Aug
2020
Microsoft Teams Patch Bypass Allows RCE

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COVID-19 has spurred the use of videoconferencing for businesses worldwide – and this expanded threat surface has lured attackers like moths to a flame. Adding insult to injury, researchers have recently discovered a workaround for a previous patch issued for Microsoft Teams, that would allow a malicious actor to use the service’s updater function to download any binary or malicious payload.

Essentially, bad actors could hide in Microsoft Teams updater traffic, which has lately been voluminous.

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