There is a vulnerability in specific Microsoft OAuth 2.0 applications that could let an attacker gain access and control of a victim’s Azure account.

The flaw was found by Cyberark researchers who noticed that many white-listed OAuth applications, at least 54, automatically trust domains and sub-domains that are not registered by Microsoft so anyone can do so. These apps are essentially given “approved” status by default and can ask for an access_token.

“The combination of these two factors makes it possible to produce an action with the user’s permissions – including gaining access to Azure resources, AD resources and more,” a Cyberark report stated

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