Security Updates for Microsoft Visual Studio Products (May 2019)

high Nessus Plugin ID 125255
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The Microsoft Visual Studio Products are missing a security update.


The Microsoft Visual Studio Products are missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by an elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when the Diagnostics Hub Standard Collector or the Visual Studio Standard Collector allows file deletion in arbitrary locations. (CVE-2019-0727)


Microsoft has released KB4489639 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125255

File Name: smb_nt_ms19_may_visual_studio.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/17/2019

Updated: 10/30/2019

Dependencies: ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, microsoft_visual_studio_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-0727


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible, installed_sw/Microsoft Visual Studio

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0727

BID: 108225

MSKB: 4489639

MSFT: MS19-4489639