Cross Site Scripting in Microsoft products

Posted: October 11, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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MicrosoftVulnerability: XSS in Microsoft products

Danger: Low
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2520
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
Vulnerable products: Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007, Microsoft InfoPath 2010, Microsoft Office Communicator 2007, Microsoft Lync 2010, Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendant, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Groove Server 2010, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.x, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010, Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010.

Affected versions:

– Microsoft InfoPath Service Pack 2 in 2007;
– Microsoft InfoPath 2007 with Service Pack 3;
– Microsoft InfoPath Service Pack 1 in 2010;
– Microsoft Communicator 2007 R2;
– Microsoft Lync 2010 Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee;
– Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2;
– Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 3;
– Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack;
– Microsoft Groove Server 2010 Service Pack 1;
– Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2;
– Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1;
– Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 1.


The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient input validation in the URL. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user’s browser session in context of an affected site.

Manufacturer URL:

Solution: Install the update from the manufacturer.


MS12-066: Vulnerability in HTML Sanitization Component Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2741517)

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