Security Updates for Microsoft Visual Studio Products (April 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 159733

Synopsis

The Microsoft Visual Studio Products are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The Microsoft Visual Studio Products are missing security updates. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- An elevation of privilege vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2022-24513, CVE-2022-24765, CVE-2021-43877)

- A DLL hijacking vulnerability. An authenticated attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-24767)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
- Update 15.9.46 for Visual Studio 2017
- Update 16.7.27 for Visual Studio 2019
- Update 16.9.19 for Visual Studio 2019
- Update 16.11.12 for Visual Studio 2019
- Update 17.0.8 for Visual Studio 2022
- Update 17.1.4 for Visual Studio 2022

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4430ad6b

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4713eca

http://www.nessus.org/u?3db71ebc

http://www.nessus.org/u?3080f2b9

http://www.nessus.org/u?40f1eef5

http://www.nessus.org/u?3bf12eb3

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159733

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_apr_visual_studio.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/14/2022

Updated: 5/17/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24767

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-43877, CVE-2022-24513, CVE-2022-24765, CVE-2022-24767

IAVA: 2022-A-0142-S