Security Update for Visual Studio 2019 (May 2022) (macOS)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161121


The remote host has an application installed that is missing a security update.


The Microsoft Visual Studio Products installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by denial of service vulnerability:

- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability exists in Microsoft Visual Studio 2019. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue to cause the application to stop responding. (CVE-2022-29145, CVE-2022-23267)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version


Microsoft has released the following security updates to address this issue:
- Update for Visual Studio 2019

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161121

File Name: macos_ms22_may_visual_studio.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 5/12/2022

Updated: 5/19/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-23267


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Visual Studio, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version

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-2022-29145

IAVA: 2022-A-0198