Executive Summary

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Title Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3000431)
Name MS14-073 First vendor Publication 2014-11-11
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2014-11-11
Severity (Vendor) Important Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (November 11, 2014): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server. An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary script in the context of the user on the current SharePoint site. In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit these vulnerabilities and then convince a user to view the website. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements. These websites could contain specially crafted content that could exploit these vulnerabilities. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to view the attacker-controlled content. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to take action, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or in an Instant Messenger message that takes users to the attacker's website, or by getting them to open an attachment sent through email.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS14-073

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27824
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27824
Title: SharePoint elevation of privilege vulnerability - CVE-2014-4116 (MS14-073)
Description: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP2 allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a modified list, aka "SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2014-4116
Version: 4
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Product(s): Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2014-11-13 IAVM : 2014-A-0175 - Microsoft SharePoint Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0057387

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2014-01-10 script tag in URI - likely cross-site scripting attempt
RuleID : 7070 - Revision : 22 - Type : POLICY-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-11-12 Name : The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms14-073.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2015-10-18 17:26:23
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2014-12-24 09:28:00
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2014-11-16 21:25:28
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2014-11-13 21:28:51
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2014-11-12 17:27:17
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2014-11-12 13:27:28
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2014-11-12 05:34:52
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2014-11-11 21:28:12
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2014-11-11 21:16:37
  • First insertion