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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-8172

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Visual Studio software when the software does not check the source markup of a file for an unbuilt project, aka "Visual Studio Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Visual Studio, Expression Blend 4.
Publish Date : 2018-07-10 Last Update Date : 2018-09-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-8172

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Expression Blend 2 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Expression Blend 3 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 15.8 Preview Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 15.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Expression Blend 2
Microsoft Visual Studio 7

- References For CVE-2018-8172
SECTRACK 1041253
BID 104616 Microsoft Visual Studio CVE-2018-8172 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2018-08-02 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-8172

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