KLA12192
Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Developer Tools

Updated: 06/09/2021
Detect date
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06/08/2021
Severity
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High
Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Microsoft Developer Tools. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to cause denial of service, gain privileges.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A denial of service vulnerability in ASP.NET can be exploited remotely to cause denial of service.
  2. An elevation of privilege vulnerability in Microsoft VsCode Kubernetes Tools Extension can be exploited remotely to gain privileges.
Affected products

Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9 (includes 16.0 - 16.8)
Visual Studio Code - Kubernetes Tools
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 (includes 16.0 - 16.3)
.NET 5.0
.NET Core 3.1
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.10 (includes 16.0 - 16.9)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.7 (includes 16.0 – 16.6)
Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10

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-2021-31957
CVE-2021-31938

Impacts
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DoS 
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PE 
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Related products
Microsoft Visual Studio
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