AL2021_18 Microsoft Urges Azure Users to Update PowerShell to Patch RCE Flaw (6th July, 2021)


The issue which is documented as CVE 2021_26701, affects PowerShell Versions 7.0 & 7.1. Windows PowerShell 5.1 is not impacted by this issue. Windows PowerShell which is built on the .Net common Language Runtime (CLR), is a cross -platform task automation utility which consists of a command line shell, a scripting language and a configuration management framework.