Security Updates for Microsoft Visual Studio Products (August 2019)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127855

Synopsis

The Microsoft Visual Studio Products are missing a security update.

Description

The Microsoft Visual Studio Products are missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability :

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Git for Visual Studio when it improperly parses configuration files. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could execute code in the context of another local user. (CVE-2019-1211)

Solution

Microsoft has released security updates to address this issue.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?288bf144

http://www.nessus.org/u?53e51634

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a81d919

http://www.nessus.org/u?30e9f320

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 127855

File Name: smb_nt_ms19_aug_visual_studio.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2019/08/13

Updated: 2019/09/13

Dependencies: 88700, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1211

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/08/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1211