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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft SharePoint Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033489
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033489
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2522   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 8 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Foundation 2013
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The software does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the site running the Microsoft SharePoint software and will run in the security context of that site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the Microsoft SharePoint software, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix:

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 Service Pack 1 (3085501):

https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=068f031a-453f-4aa8-9a12-6f1b8697ec09

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-099

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-099 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2008), Windows (2012)

Message History:   None.


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