CVE-2020-16881

HIGH
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Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Visual Studio Code when a user is tricked into opening a malicious 'package.json' file, aka 'Visual Studio JSON Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'.

References

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-16881

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-09-11

Updated: 2020-09-17

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_studio_code:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
140432Security Update for Microsoft Visual Studio Code (CVE-2020-16881)NessusWindows
high