Vulnerability in SharePoint Could Allow Information Disclosure (2827663)
I am going to start posting any Security Bulletins around SharePoint as I find them or they are released. Thought this was great start.
Published: Tuesday, April 09, 2013
This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint Server. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if an attacker determined the address or location of a specific SharePoint list and gained access to the SharePoint site where the list is maintained. The attacker would need to be able to satisfy the SharePoint site’s authentication requests to exploit this vulnerability.
This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.
The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the default access controls applied to the SharePoint list. For more information about the vulnerabilities, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information.
Recommendation. Customers can configure automatic updating to check online for updates from Microsoft Update by using the Microsoft Update service. Customers who have automatic updating enabled and configured to check online for updates from Microsoft Update typically will not need to take any action because this security update will be downloaded and installed automatically. Customers who have not enabled automatic updating need to check for updates from Microsoft Update and install this update manually. For information about specific configuration options in automatic updating in supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 294871. For information about automatic updating in supported editions of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2, see Understanding Windows automatic updating.
For administrators and enterprise installations, or end users who want to install this security update manually, Microsoft recommends that customers apply the update at the earliest opportunity using update management software, or by checking for updates using the Microsoft Update service.
See also the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, later in this bulletin.\
CHECK OUT MORE HERE:https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-030