|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2008-181|
|Date Published:||9 Dec 2008|
|Last Updated:||29 Sep 2015|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||Windows SharePoint Services provide a platform for collaboration applications and document management. An elevation of privilege vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The vulnerability is due to an error in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server that incorrectly handles access control on a subset of administrative functions.A remote attacker may convince a user to browse to a SharePoint URL, bypassing authentication to a subset of administrative functions.Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in elevation of privilege within the SharePoint Site.|
This protection will detect and block the transferring of malformed SharePoint URL.
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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft SharePoint server ViewScopes.aspx security bypass (MS08-077)