This security update resolves a cross-site-scripting (XSS) vulnerability that exists if Microsoft SharePoint Server does not correctly sanitize a specially crafted web request to an affected SharePoint server. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2019-1203.
Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installed on the computer.
Improvements and fixes
This security update contains the following improvements:
Additional entry points in the SharePoint Central Administration site. This provides an option for migrating to SharePoint Online.
Note To enable these improvements, you have to install updates 4475565 and 4475567 together with this update.
Additional support for the new Japanese era name to the Simplified Chinese (CHS) and Traditional Chinese (CHT) word breakers. They will be displayed as a compound in CHS/CHT word breaker outputs.
Note To enable this improvement, you have to install KB 4475565 together with this update.
How to get and install the update
Method 1: Microsoft Update
This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.
Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Method 3: Microsoft Download Center
You can get the standalone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.
Security update deployment information
For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: August 13, 2019.
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces previously released security update 4475522.
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How to get help and support for this security update
Help for installing updates: Protect yourself online
Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Security
Local support according to your country: International Support