Security Updates for Microsoft Visual Studio Products (May 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161118

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)

- Multiple denial of service (DoS) vulnerabilities. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a DoS condition. (CVE-2022-29117, CVE-2022-23267, CVE-2022-29145)

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 16.9.21 for Visual Studio 2019
- Update 16.11.14 for Visual Studio 2019
- Update 17.0.10 for Visual Studio 2022
- Update 17.1.7 for Visual Studio 2022

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0b32ad05

http://www.nessus.org/u?351dbfaf

http://www.nessus.org/u?1c0a9394

http://www.nessus.org/u?7cffc348

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161118

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_may_visual_studio.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/12/2022

Updated: 5/18/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24513

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

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, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/10/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-23267, CVE-2022-24513, CVE-2022-29117, CVE-2022-29145

IAVA: 2022-A-0198