83649 : Microsoft SharePoint Arbitrary User Search Scope Manipulation
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Microsoft SharePoint contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is related to the way SharePoint stores search scopes. Through unspecified means, an attacker could view or manipulate other users' search scope. No further details have been provided.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required, Web Related


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the Microsoft Security Bulletin in the references section.


Microsoft Corporation
Office SharePoint Server
2007 (32-bit editions) SP2
2007 (32-bit editions) SP3
2007 (64-bit editions) SP2
2007 (64-bit editions) SP3
2010 SP1
Office Web Apps
2010 SP1



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-07-11 | Disagree?

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