Threat Encyclopedia

MS.SharePoint.Server.CVE-2021-40487.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization when handling a malicious request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to disclose data or execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

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

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/en-US/vulnerability/CVE-2021-40487

CVE References

CVE-2021-40487