This security update resolves a Microsoft Word remote code Execution vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2023-36762.
This is build 16.0.5413.1000 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 the following:
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 Docs articles:
Improvements and fixes
Adds a new health analyzer rule to check whether Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) integration is enabled, and, if it is, to confirm that AMSI protection is functioning as expected. If AMSI protection isn't functioning as expected, the new health analyzer rule will notify SharePoint farm administrators through a health analyzer report, and provide recommended steps to fix the issue. For more information, see Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) protection may not be working (SharePoint Server).
Note: To get the improvement, you have to install KB 5002494 together with this update.
Known issues in this update
New security enhancements in SharePoint Server might cause custom .aspx files not to be displayed under certain circumstances. Browsing to such a page generates a "92liq" event tag in SharePoint Unified Logging System (ULS) logs. For more information, see ASPX file cannot be displayed when you create a custom web part (KB5030804).
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 5002398.
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