XSS in Microsoft SharePoint Server

Published: 2018-12-11 23:41:40
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-8650
CVSSv3 2.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Microsoft SharePoint Server
Vulnerable software versions Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8650

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