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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Visual Studio Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Visual Studio Flaw in Microsoft Macro Assembler Lets Local Users Modify Data on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041271
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-8232   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 10 2018
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2017, 2017 Version 15.7.5, 2017 Version 15.8 Preview
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Visual Studio. A local user can modify data on the target system.

A local user can exploit a code tampering flaw in the Microsoft Macro Assembler to introduce code into an application that will modify data on the target system.

David Baptiste of ESIEA - CVO Lab reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can modify data on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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