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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
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-4116  

Original Bulletin: 

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MS14-073 SharePoint (3000431)

Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Could Allow Elevation of 

Version: 1.0

Published Date: November 11, 2014

General Information

Executive Summary

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.

Affected Software

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 2

Vulnerability Information

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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