Fortinet Discovers Microsoft SharePoint Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint.
SharePoint is a web application platform in the Microsoft Office server suite. SharePoint combines various functions. SharePoint servers have traditionally been deployed for internal use in mid-size businesses and large departments alongside Microsoft Exchange, Skype for Business, and Office Web Application Server.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Jul 21, 2016
Users should apply the solution provided by Microsoft.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Microsoft on June 08, 2016.
Microsoft confirmed the vulnerability on June 21, 2016.
Microsoft patched the vulnerability on January 10, 2017.
This vulnerability was discovered by Zhouyuan Yang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.