Description of the security update for SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016: December 14, 2021 (KB5002059)


None ## Summary This security update resolves a Microsoft SharePoint Server remote code execution vulnerability. To learn more about the vulnerability, see [Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2021-42294](<https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/en-US/vulnerability/CVE-2021-42294>). **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 the following: * 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: * [New features included in the November 2016 Public Update for SharePoint Server 2016 (Feature Pack 1)](<https://docs.microsoft.com/sharepoint/what-s-new/new-features-november-2016>) * [New features included in the September 2017 Public Update for SharePoint Server 2016 (Feature Pack 2)](<https://docs.microsoft.com/sharepoint/what-s-new/new-feature-in-feature-pack-2>) ## Improvements and fixes This update fixes an issue in which the property restriction type of search queries that uses the equal operator (such as **title=R123**) no longer returns search results. **Note: **To fix this issue completely, you have to install KB 5002055 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](<https://support.microsoft.com/help/12373/windows-update-faq>). ### Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog To get the standalone package for this update, go to the [Microsoft Update Catalog](<http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB5002059>) 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. * [Download security update 5002059 for the 64-bit version of SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016](<http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?familyid=f1724056-3068-4223-9045-ed84f6df414c>) ## More information ### Security update deployment information For deployment information about this update, see Security update deployment information: December 14, 2021 (KB5008541). ### Security update replacement information This security update replaces previously released security update 5002006. ### File hash information File name| SHA256 hash ---|--- wssloc2016-kb5002059-fullfile-x64-glb.exe| 2125A2991D5E73592B3738991F1FDE78AA1A8B163D19117121B43913C3C190AE ### File information Download [the list of files that are included in security update 5002059](<https://download.microsoft.com/download/0/d/f/0df3465a-850f-429a-8b8e-4d2cb465121a/5002059.csv>). ## Information about protection and security Protect yourself online: [Windows Security support](<https://support.microsoft.com/hub/4099151>)Learn how we guard against cyber threats: [Microsoft Security](<https://www.microsoft.com/security>)