Remote code execution in Microsoft Visual Studio



Published: 2022-11-08
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-41119
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Visual Studio
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU69134

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-41119

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in Visual Studio. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted file and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Visual Studio: 15.0 26228.09 - 2019 for Mac version 8.9


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-41119

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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