Security Updates for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 (August 2023)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 179640


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


The Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 installation on the remote host is missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:
- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2023-36894)


Microsoft has released KB5002453 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 179640

File Name: smb_nt_ms23_aug_office_sharepoint_2016.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/10/2023

Updated: 6/6/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-36894


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/8/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-36894

IAVA: 2023-A-0411-S

MSFT: MS23-5002453

MSKB: 5002453