July 9, 2019
Microsoft Visual Studio is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. An attackers may exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges.
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 15.9
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 16.0
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 16.1
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker requires local access to an affected computer. Grant local access for trusted and accountable users only.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
Ryan Wincey (@rwincey) of Securifera
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