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Consider verifying that the user has sufficient permissions when calling ListItem.Update()

Before updating a ListItem object, consider making sure that the user has permissions to perform that action.

CheckId SPC059009
TypeName CheckHasListItemPermissionsBeforeUpdate
Severity Warning
Type Assembly

Bad Practice

using (ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://yoursite"))
{
    List list = context.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("MyCustomerList");
    ListItem item = list.GetItemById(1);
    item["Title"] = "My New Customer Title LOL";
    item.Update();
    context.ExecuteQuery();
}

Good Practice
using (ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://yoursite"))
{
    List list = context.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("MyCustomerList");
    context.Load(list, l => l.EffectiveBasePermissions);
    context.ExecuteQuery();

    if (list.EffectiveBasePermissions.Has(PermissionKind.EditListItems))
    {
        // Do stuff with list.
        ListItem item = list.GetItemById(1);
        item["Title"] = "My New Customer Title";
        item.Update();
        context.ExecuteQuery();
    }
}

To suppress this violation in managed code add the following attribute to the method which contains the instruction (available since SPCAF version v5.2). Learn more about SuppressMessage here.

// Important: Ensure to have #define CODE_ANALYSIS at the beginning of your .cs file
[SuppressMessage("SPCAF.Rules.ManagedCSOM.CSOMBestPracticesGroup", "SPC059009:CheckHasListItemPermissionsBeforeUpdate", Justification = "Provide reason for suppression here")]
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