Security Updates for Visual Studio 2019/2022 (June 2022) (macOS)

high Nessus Plugin ID 162392


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 the following vulnerabilities:

- A potential privilege escalation vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to elevate their privileges. (CVE-2022-24513)

- A potetnial Denial Of Service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this to create a denial of service. (CVE-2022-23267)

- An information disclosure vulnerability. An attacker canm exploit this to disclose potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2022-30184)

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 to address this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162392

File Name: macos_ms22_jun_visual_studio.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/17/2022

Updated: 10/19/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24513


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-23267, CVE-2022-24513, CVE-2022-30184