KLA12173
Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Developer Tools

Updated: 05/12/2021
Detect date
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05/11/2021
Severity
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High
Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Microsoft Developer Tools. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code, gain privileges.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A remote code execution vulnerability in Visual Studio Code can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.
  2. An elevation of privilege vulnerability in .NET and Visual Studio can be exploited remotely to gain privileges.
  3. A remote code execution vulnerability in Visual Studio Code Remote Containers Extension can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.
  4. A remote code execution vulnerability in Visual Studio can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.
Affected products

Visual Studio Code
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9 (includes 16.0 - 16.8)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 (includes 16.0 - 16.3)
Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.9
.NET 5.0
.NET Core 3.1
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.7 (includes 16.0 – 16.6)
Visual Studio Code Remote - Containers Extension

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-2021-31214
CVE-2021-31204
CVE-2021-31213
CVE-2021-31211
CVE-2021-27068

Impacts
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ACE 
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PE 
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Related products
Microsoft Visual Studio
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2021-312145.0Critical
CVE-2021-312045.0Critical
CVE-2021-312135.0Critical
CVE-2021-312115.0Critical
CVE-2021-270685.0Critical
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