Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
TitleVulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
NameKB983438First vendor Publication2010-04-29
VendorMicrosoftLast vendor Modification2010-06-08
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision2.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS10-039 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS10-039. The vulnerability addressed is the Help.aspx XSS Vulnerability - CVE-2010-0817.

Original Source

Url : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/983438.mspx

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7468
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7468
Title: Help.aspx XSS Vulnerability
Description: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in _layouts/help.aspx in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 and possibly earlier, and SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1 and SP2, versions, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the cid0 parameter.
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-0817
Version: 7
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Product(s): Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


ExploitDB Exploits

2010-04-29Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 XSS Vulnerability

OpenVAS Exploits

2011-09-14Name : Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 '_layouts/help.aspx' Cross Site Scripting Vu...
File : nvt/gb_sharepoint_39776.nasl
2010-05-04Name : Microsoft SharePoint '_layouts/help.aspx' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
File : nvt/secpod_ms_sharepoint_layouts_xss_vuln.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

64170Microsoft SharePoint Server _layouts/help.aspx cid0 Parameter XSS

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

2010-06-10IAVM : 2010-A-0079 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office SharePoint
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0024377

Snort® IPS/IDS

2014-01-10Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS attempt
RuleID : 16560 - Revision : 17 - Type : SERVER-WEBAPP

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2010-07-01Name : An application running on the remote web server has a cross-site scripting vu...
File : sharepoint_help_xss.nasl - Type : ACT_ATTACK
2010-06-09Name : The remote host has multiple vulnerabilities.
File : smb_nt_ms10-039.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO