Security Updates for Microsoft Visual Studio Products (December 2018)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119611
SynopsisThe Microsoft Visual Studio Products are missing a security update.
DescriptionThe Microsoft Visual Studio Products are missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability :
- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Diagnostics Hub Standard Collector Service improperly impersonates certain file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain elevated privileges. An attacker with unprivileged access to a vulnerable system could exploit this vulnerability. The security update addresses the vulnerability by ensuring the Diagnostics Hub Standard Collector Service properly impersonates file operations.
SolutionMicrosoft has released KB4469516 to address this issue.