SRC-2020-0022 : Microsoft SharePoint Server DataFormWebPart CreateChildControls Server-Side Include Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE ID: CVE-2020-16952
CVSS Score: 8.6, (/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)
Affected Vendors: Microsoft
Affected Products: SharePoint Server
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of SharePoint Server. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the DataFormWebPart class. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data which can result in a server side include. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the local Administrator.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16952
- 2020-07-06 – Sent to Microsoft
- 2020-10-13 – Coordinated public release of advisory
Proof of Concept:
Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team