#VU11011 Privilege escalation in Microsoft SharePoint Server and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation

Published: 2018-03-13 | Updated: 2018-03-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU11011

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-0947


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft SharePoint Server
Server applications / Application servers
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
Server applications / Application servers

Vendor: Microsoft

The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper verification of tenant permissions by Microsoft SharePoint Server. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to an affected SharePoint server and gain system privileges allowing to read, change permissions, and edit or delete content.

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Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft SharePoint Server: 2016

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation: 2013


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