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KLA11748
Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Developer Tools

Updated: 01/22/2024
Detect date
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04/14/2020
Severity
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High
Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Microsoft Developer Tools. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to gain privileges, bypass security restrictions.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. An elevation of privilege vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Studio can be exploited remotely to gain privileges.
  2. A security feature bypass vulnerability in MSR JavaScript Cryptography Library can be exploited remotely to bypass security restrictions.
  3. An elevation of privilege vulnerability in Visual Studio Extension Installer Service can be exploited remotely via specially crafted application to gain privileges.
Affected products

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 (includes 15.1 - 15.8)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 (includes 16.0 - 16.3)
Microsoft Research JavaScript Cryptography Library V1.4
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.0

Solution

Install necessary updates from the KB section, that are listed in your Windows Update (Windows Update usually can be accessed from the Control Panel)

Original advisories

CVE-2020-0899
CVE-2020-1026
CVE-2020-0900

Impacts
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SB 
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PE 
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Related products
Microsoft Visual Studio
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2020-08993.6Warning
CVE-2020-10267.5Critical
CVE-2020-09003.6Warning
KB list

4540102

Microsoft official advisories
Microsoft Security Update Guide
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