Microsoft Products HTML Sanitisation Component Cross-Site
Microsoft Products HTML Sanitisation Component Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Release Date : 2012-10-09
Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch
Software: Microsoft Groove Server 2010
Microsoft InfoPath 2010
Microsoft Lync 2010
Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007
Microsoft Office Web Apps
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.x
A vulnerability has been reported in multiple Microsoft products, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Certain unspecified input is not properly sanitised within the HTML Sanitisation component before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
NOTE: This is currently being actively exploited in limited targeted attacks.
Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Drew Hintz, Google Security Team.
MS12-066 (KB2687439, KB2687440, KB2687436, KB2687417, KB2726391, KB2726382, KB2726388, KB2726384, KB2687405, KB2687435, KB2589280, KB2687402, KB2687356, KB2687434, KB2687401, KB2687434):
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