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Enumerating office365 users

Published: 2019-12-27
Last Updated: 2019-12-27 19:19:55 UTC
by Manuel Humberto Santander Pelaez (Version: 1)
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I found a pretty strange request in a University Firewall being sent over and over:

Turns out this is a very cheap way to enumerate office365 users. If the X-BackEndHttpStatus header is set to 200 in the response, the user exist:

If this header is set to 302, the requested user does not exist.

This functionality is automated in the following script: https://github.com/Raikia/UhOh365.

Manuel Humberto Santander Pelaez
SANS Internet Storm Center - Handler

Twitter:@manuelsantander
Web:http://manuel.santander.name
e-mail: msantand at isc dot sans dot org

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