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Microsoft SharePoint Callback Function Elevation of Privilege (MS13-024; CVE-2013-0080)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-1339
Date Published: 7 Mar 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-0080
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R70

  • R71
  • R75

  • Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1
    Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1
    Vulnerability Description An information disclosure and elevation of privilege vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft SharePoint. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way Microsoft SharePoint handles specially crafted URLs containing malicious JavaScript elements. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by enticing a target user to open a specially crafted web page. An elevation of privilege exists in Microsoft SharePoint Server. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could allow an attacker, after obtaining sensitive system data, elevate their access to the server. An attacker may also be able to issue SharePoint commands in the context of an authenticated user.
    Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS13-024

    Protection Overview

    This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

    In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

    Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

    1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Microsoft SharePoint Callback Function Elevation of Privilege (MS13-024) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
    2. Install policy on all modules.

    SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
    Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
    Attack Information: Microsoft SharePoint Callback Function Elevation of Privilege (MS13-024)

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