#VU53123 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Published: 2021-05-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU53123

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-31204

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft .NET Core
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications
Microsoft .NET
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications
Visual Studio
Universal components / Libraries / Software for developers

Vendor: Microsoft

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions in .NET and Visual Studio, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft .NET Core: 3.1

Visual Studio: 16.4.0 16.4.29519.181 - 2019 for Mac version 8.9

Microsoft .NET: 5.0


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-31204


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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