Insecure DLL loading in Microsoft Visual Studio

Published: 2019-03-13 01:09:47 | Updated: 2019-03-13
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-0809
CVSSv3 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-427
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software Visual Studio
Vulnerable software versions Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Insecure DLL loading

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to the application loads DLL libraries in an insecure manner in Visual Studio C++ Redistributable Installer. A remote attacker can place a specially crafted .dll file on a remote SMB fileshare, trick the victim into opening a file, associated with the vulnerable application, and execute arbitrary code on victim's system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0809

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