Security Updates for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 (January 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156641


The Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 installation on the remote host is missing security updates.


The Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2022-21837, CVE-2022-21840, CVE-2022-21842)


Microsoft has released security update KB5002113 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156641

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_jan_office_sharepoint_2016.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/12/2022

Updated: 5/6/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21837


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21840

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21837, CVE-2022-21840, CVE-2022-21842

MSKB: 5002113

MSFT: MS22-5002113

IAVA: 2022-A-0007-S