Security Updates for Microsoft Visual Studio Products (May 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161119


The Microsoft Visual Studio Products are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


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)

- A remote code execution vulnerability. (CVE-2022-29148)

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


Microsoft has released the following security update to address these issues:
- Update 15.9.48 for Visual Studio 2017

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161119

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_may_visual_studio_15_9.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/12/2022

Updated: 10/10/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29148


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Microsoft Visual Studio, SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible, 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-2022-24513, CVE-2022-29148

IAVA: 2022-A-0198