Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 (Groupware Software) and classified as problematic. This issue affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010, Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 and 3.0 SP2, and SharePoint Foundation 2010 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URI, aka "SharePoint XSS Vulnerability."

The weakness was disclosed 09/15/2011 by Jim LaValley with LaValley Consulting (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2011-1893 since 05/04/2011. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 56177 (MS11-074: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2451858)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 110159 (Microsoft SharePoint Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (MS11-074)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 11532.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (68840) and Tenable (56177). The entries 4413, 4414, 58492 and 58491 are pretty similar.







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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Nessus ID: 56177
Nessus Name: MS11-074: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2451858)
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OpenVAS ID: 902625
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft SharePoint Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities (2451858)
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Researcher: Jim LaValley
Organization: LaValley Consulting
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2011-1893 (🔍)

X-Force: 68840
Vulnerability Center: 33224 - [MS11-074] Microsoft Office SharePoint Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 49004 - Microsoft SharePoint CVE-2011-1893 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/20/2021 06:17 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (66), 04/01/2017 10:26 AM (13), 11/20/2021 06:17 AM (4)
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