Security Updates for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 (April 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 159686


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


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

- A session spoofing vulnerability exists. An attacker can exploit this to perform actions with the privileges of another user. (CVE-2022-24472)

- A remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute unauthorized arbitrary commands. (CVE-2022-26901)


Microsoft has released KB5002183 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159686

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_apr_office_sharepoint_2016.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/12/2022

Updated: 6/6/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-26901


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24472

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: 4/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-24472, CVE-2022-26901

IAVA: 2022-A-0141-S

MSFT: MS22-5002183

MSKB: 5002183