CVE-2020-17023

HIGH

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-2020-17023

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-10-16

Updated: 2020-10-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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