Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-104 - Important
Vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2455005)
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution in the security context of a guest user if an attacker sent a specially crafted SOAP request to the Document Conversions Launcher Service in a SharePoint server environment that is using the Document Conversions Load Balancer Service. By default, the Document Conversions Load Balancer Service and Document Conversions Launcher Service are not enabled in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.
The update addresses the vulnerability by modifying the way that the Document Conversion Launcher Service validates specially crafted SOAP requests. For more information about the vulnerability, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information.
Recommendation. Microsoft recommends that customers apply the update at the earliest opportunity.
Known Issues. None.
The following software have been tested to determine which versions or editions are affected. Other versions or editions are either past their support life cycle or are not affected. To determine the support life cycle for your software version or edition, visit Microsoft Support Lifecycle.
|Microsoft SharePoint Server||Maximum Security Impact||Aggregate Severity Rating||Bulletins Replaced by this Update|
|Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)|
|Remote Code Execution||Important||None|
|Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)|
|Remote Code Execution||Important||None|
|Office and Other Software|
|Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0|
|Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2001 Service Pack 3|
|Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Service Pack 3|
|Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (32-bit versions)|
|Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (64-bit versions)|
|SharePoint Foundation 2010|
|Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010|
|Microsoft Groove Server 2010|
|Microsoft Groove 2007|
|Microsoft SharePoint Workspace|
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- V1.0 (December 14, 2010): Bulletin published.