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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
CVE-2020-1181 Microsoft SharePoint Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Microsoft SharePoint Critical 10-06-2020

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft SharePoint Server when it fails to properly identify and filter unsafe ASP.Net web controls. An authenticated attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could use a specially crafted page to perform actions in the security context of the SharePoint application pool process.
To exploit the vulnerability, an authenticated user must create and invoke a specially crafted page on an affected version of Microsoft SharePoint Server.
The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Microsoft SharePoint Server handles processing of created content.

Further information on this vulnerability is available at : CVE-2020-1181

Affected Software

Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 Service Pack 1