Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 User Account Eingabe path traversal

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 (Groupware Software). This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component User Account. The manipulation as part of a Eingabe leads to a path traversal vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-22. The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Directory traversal vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 allows remote attackers to bypass intended read restrictions for content, and hijack user accounts, via a crafted URL, aka "SharePoint Directory Traversal Vulnerability."

The weakness was disclosed 03/12/2013 by Moritz Jodeit with n.runs AG as MS13-024 as confirmed bulletin (Microsoft Technet). It is possible to read the advisory at The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with Microsoft. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2013-0084 since 11/27/2012. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a private exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1006 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 65213 (MS13-024: Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2780176)), 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 110208 (Microsoft SharePoint Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (MS13-024)).

Applying the patch MS13-024 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 12846.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (82422) and Tenable (65213). is providing further details. The entries 7954, 7955, 7956 and 7957 are pretty similar.







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Class: Path traversal
ATT&CK: T1006

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Access: Private
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Nessus Name: MS13-024: Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2780176)
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OpenVAS Name: Microsoft SharePoint Server Privilege Elevation Vulnerabilities (2780176)
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Advisory: MS13-024
Researcher: Moritz Jodeit
Organization: n.runs AG
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-0084 (🔍)

X-Force: 82422
SecurityTracker: 1028278 - Microsoft SharePoint Input Validation Flaws Permit Cross-Site Scripting and Denial of Service Attacks
Vulnerability Center: 38748 - [MS13-024] Microsoft SharePoint Server and Foundation Remote Code Execution - CVE-2013-0084, Critical
SecurityFocus: 58380 - RETIRED: Microsoft March 2013 Advance Notification Multiple Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 52551 - Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 / Foundation 2010 Multiple Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical
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Created: 03/13/2013 04:59 PM
Updated: 05/06/2021 09:41 AM
Changes: 03/13/2013 04:59 PM (96), 04/25/2017 10:57 PM (4), 05/06/2021 09:41 AM (3)
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