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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
MS14-073 Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
12 November 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Sharepoint Server
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-4116
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MS14-073 SharePoint (3000431)
Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Could Allow Elevation of
Published Date: November 11, 2014
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft
SharePoint Server. An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited this
vulnerability could run arbitrary script in the context of the user on the
current SharePoint site.
This security update is rated Important for supported editions of Microsoft
SharePoint Server 2010.
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 2
SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability - CVE-2014-4116
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when SharePoint Server does not
properly sanitize page content in SharePoint lists. An authenticated attacker
who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the
security context of the logged-on user. The security update addresses the
vulnerability by correcting how SharePoint Server sanitizes modified lists
within SharePoint mobile browser view. Microsoft received information about
this vulnerability through coordinated vulnerability disclosure. When this
security bulletin was issued, Microsoft had not received any information to
indicate that this vulnerability had been publicly used to attack customers.
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