This security update resolves a Microsoft SharePoint Server information disclosure vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2023-36894.
This is build 16.0.5408.1000 of the security update package.
To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016 installed on the computer.
This public update delivers Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint Server 2016. Feature Pack 2 contains the following feature:
SharePoint Framework (SPFx)
This public update also delivers all the features that were included in Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016, including:
Administrative Actions Logging
SharePoint Custom Tiles
OneDrive API for SharePoint on-premises
OneDrive for Business modern user experience (available to Software Assurance customers)
The OneDrive for Business modern user experience requires an active Software Assurance contract at the time that the experience is enabled, either by installation of the public update or by manual enablement. If you don't have an active Software Assurance contract at the time of enablement, you must turn off the OneDrive for Business modern user experience.
For more information, see the following Microsoft Learn articles:
Improvements and fixes
This security update contains improvements and fixes for the following nonsecurity issues in SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016:
Adds all web application pool accounts to the WSS_WPG group on all farm servers.
Fixes an issue in which SharePoint server with the Distributed Cache service cannot rejoin a multi-server farm.
Fixes an issue in which the usage analytics reports don't work for upgraded SharePoint Server 2013 Search Service Application (SSA) Search Administration database.
Known issues in this update
You experience an issue in which a web part or web form control on the web part page cannot be displayed. For more information, see Web part or web form control cannot be displayed on SharePoint web part page (KB5029605).
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 Deployments - Security Update Guide.
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces previously released security update 5002425.
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