KLA12285
Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Developer Tools

Updated: 09/16/2021
Detect date
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09/14/2021
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, spoof user interface, gain privileges.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. A remote code execution vulnerability in Visual Studio can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.
  2. A spoofing vulnerability in Visual Studio Code can be exploited remotely to spoof user interface.
  3. An elevation of privilege vulnerability in Visual Studio can be exploited remotely to gain privileges.
Affected products

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 (includes 15.0 - 15.8)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.7 (includes 16.0 – 16.6)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11 (includes 16.0 - 16.10)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9 (includes 16.0 - 16.8)
Visual Studio Code
Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 (includes 16.0 - 16.3)

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-2021-36952
CVE-2021-26437
CVE-2021-26434

Impacts
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ACE 
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PE 
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SUI 
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Related products
Microsoft Visual Studio
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2021-369520.0Unknown
CVE-2021-264370.0Unknown
CVE-2021-264340.0Unknown
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