Security Updates for Microsoft Sharepoint 2016 (September 2021)

high Nessus Plugin ID 153378


The Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 installation on the remote host is affected by multiple server spoofing vulnerabilities.


The Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 installation on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple Server Spoofing Vulnerabilities.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Microsoft has released the following security updates to address these issues:

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153378

File Name: smb_nt_ms21_sep_office_sharepoint_2016.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 9/14/2021

Updated: 6/6/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-38652


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server:2016

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-38651, CVE-2021-38652

IAVA: 2021-A-0424-S

MSFT: MS21-5002020

MSKB: 5002020