Security Updates for Microsoft .NET Core (December 2022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 168747


The Microsoft .NET core installations on the remote host are affected by remote code execution vulnerability.


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in .NET Core 3.1, .NET 6.0, and .NET 7.0, where a malicious actor could cause a user to run arbitrary code as a result of parsing maliciously crafted xps files.

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


Update .NET Core Runtime to version 3.1.32 or 6.0.12 or 7.0.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168747

File Name: smb_nt_ms22_dec_dotnet_core.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/15/2022

Updated: 12/19/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-41089


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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:.net_core

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/13/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-41089

MSKB: 5021953, 5021954, 5021955

MSFT: MS22-5021953, MS22-5021954, MS22-5021955

IAVA: 2022-A-0526