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Consider verifying that the user has sufficient permissions when calling ListCollection.Add()

When adding a List to a Web, consider verifying that the user has sufficient permissions to perform this action.

CheckId SPC059012
TypeName CheckHasListPermissionsBeforeAdding
Severity Warning
Type Assembly

Bad Practice

    using (ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://yoursite"))
    {
        Web web = context.Web;

        ListCreationInformation creationInfo = new ListCreationInformation
        {
            Title = "My New List",
            TemplateType = (int)ListTemplateType.GenericList,
            Description = "My new generic list"
        };

        List list = web.Lists.Add(creationInfo);
        list.Update();
        context.ExecuteQuery();
    }

Good Practice
    using (ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://yoursite"))
    {
        Web web = context.Web;

        BasePermissions permissions = new BasePermissions();
        permissions.Set(PermissionKind.ManageLists);

        var permissionResults = web.DoesUserHavePermissions(permissions);
        context.ExecuteQuery();

        if (permissionResults.Value)
        {
            ListCreationInformation creationInfo = new ListCreationInformation
            {
                Title = "My New List",
                TemplateType = (int)ListTemplateType.GenericList,
                Description = "My new generic list"
            };

            List list = web.Lists.Add(creationInfo);
            list.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", "SPC059012:CheckHasListPermissionsBeforeAdding", Justification = "Provide reason for suppression here")]
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