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Microsoft SharePoint: CVE-2018-8431: Microsoft SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

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Microsoft SharePoint: CVE-2018-8431: Microsoft SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/13/2018
Created
05/16/2023
Added
05/15/2023
Modified
05/15/2023

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Microsoft SharePoint Server does not properly sanitize a specially crafted web request to an affected SharePoint server, aka "Microsoft SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft SharePoint Server, Microsoft SharePoint. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8428.

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-sharepoint-sharepoint_2016-kb4092459

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