Description of the security update for SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016: March 9, 2021 (KB4493232)

Summary

This security update resolves a Microsoft SharePoint Spoofing Vulnerability and SharePoint Server Information Disclosure Vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see the following security advisories:

Note: 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

  • MinRole enhancements

  • SharePoint Custom Tiles

  • Hybrid Taxonomy

  • 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

This update fixes an issue in which the document URL in the callout ellipse in a document library is missing the DocID query string parameter if the Document ID feature is enabled.

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.

More information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Security update deployment information: March 9, 2021 (KB5001208).

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update 4493195.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

sts2016-kb4493232-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

3B04637F62CC1316E7C8C672641CCB88D2969890

667A2C00C42B3909D38D7051B07BFCF2F0B80BD08584515067A241D98C5353E2

File information

Download the list of files that are included in security update 4493232.

Information about protection and security

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Learn how we guard against cyber threats: Microsoft Security

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