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  • Running SharePoint Server? Better get this security hole plugged soon.

    Posted on October 13th, 2020 at 20:44 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Very few of you are running SharePoint Servers, but for those of you who do, this is an important heads-up. From AttackerKB:

    On Tuesday, October 13, as part of the October 2020 Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft published a security advisory for CVE-2020-16952, a server-side include (SSI) vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint. The bug is exploitable by an authenticated user with page creation privileges, which is a standard permission in SharePoint, and allows the leaking of an arbitrary file, notably the application’s web.config file, which can be used to trigger remote code execution (RCE) via .NET deserialization. CVE-2020-16952 carries a CVSSv3 base score of 8.6…

    An easily available proof-of-concept makes CVE-2020-16952 an impending threat. There are no reports of exploitation in the wild as of October 13, 2020.

    Affected products

      • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 Service Pack 1

      • Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016

      • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019

    Full details on the Rapid7 site.

    Thx, Patch Lady.