Microsoft SharePoint Servers Are Under Attack

Hacker groups are attacking Microsoft SharePoint servers to exploit a recently patched vulnerability and gain access to corporate and government networks, according to recent security advisories sent out by Canadian and Saudi Arabian cyber-security agencies. From a report: The security flaw exploited in these attacks is tracked as CVE-2019-0604, which Microsoft patched through security updates released in February, March, and April this year. “An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the SharePoint application pool and the SharePoint server farm account,” Microsoft said at the time.