MS13-024 - Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2780176)

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Vulnerability name/brief description MS13-024 - Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2780176)
CVE/CAN name
Vendor threat level Critical
SophosLabs threat level Medium
Solution MS13-024
Vendor description This security update resolves four privately reported vulnerabilities Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if a user clicks a specially crafted URL that takes the user to a targeted SharePoint site.
SophosLabs comments SharePoint is a common business application and the patch should still be applied as soon as possible, but given the vulnerability is an elevation of privilidge, Sophos rate it as Medium.
SophosLabs testing result No SophosLabs testing result found
Currently known exploits No currently known exploits found
First sample seen No samples found
Discovery date 12 Mar 2013
Affected software Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1
References
Credits
  • MAPP
Revisions
  • March 12, 2013 - Initial analysis written

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  • LOW RISK - There is little chance of this vulnerability being actively exploited by malware.
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