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Microsoft Races to Warn on SharePoint Flaw

It doesn't have a patch ready yet, but Microsoft hastened to warn customers about a new flaw in its SharePoint collaboration server.

The software giant has issued a Security Advisory about the code outlining a zero-day vulnerability in SharePoint that has been circulating on the Web.

While the security threat doesn't affect Office SharePoint 2010, it does put users of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 at risk.

eSecurity Planet has the details on the SharePoint threat and Microsoft's security warning.


Microsoft has issued a Security Advisory warning customers that code for a newly revealed zero-day vulnerability in its SharePoint collaboration server is circulating on the Web.

While it is still investigating the problem and working on a patch, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is providing a workaround in the interim, according to the Security Advisory.

The flaw does not affect the latest version, Office SharePoint 2010, which was recently released to manufacturing and is targeted for a May 12 launch. However, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 are both at risk.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
Microsoft Scrambles to Patch New SharePoint Security Hole