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This article applies to BHCE and BHE


The Enterprise Certification Authority node is the enrollment service LDAP object for the target Root Certification Authority node.



Abuse Info

An attacker may perform several attacks that rely on this relationship. This relationship alone is not enough to escalate rights or impersonate other principals. This relationship may contribute to other relationships and attributes, from which an escalation opportunity may emerge.


Opsec Considerations

When an attacker abuses a privilege escalation or impersonation primitive that relies on this relationship, it will necessarily result in the issuance of a certificate. A copy of the issued certificate will be saved on the host that issued the certificate.



This edge is related to the following MITRE ATT&CK tactic and techniques:

  • https://attack.mitre.org/techniques/T1649/

Abuse and Opsec references