Microsoft Kubernetes Tools on Visual Studio Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Kubernetes Tools on Visual Studio (Virtualization Software) (unknown version). It has been rated as critical. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Visual Studio Code Kubernetes Tools Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

The weakness was released 04/13/2021 as confirmed security guidance (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-28448 since 03/15/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 04/16/2021).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.1

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.5
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Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 7.8
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Recommended: Patch
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Patch: portal.msrc.microsoft.com

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03/15/2021 CVE assigned
04/13/2021 +29 days VulDB entry created
04/13/2021 +0 days Advisory disclosed
04/13/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
04/16/2021 +3 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/

Advisory: portal.msrc.microsoft.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-28448 (🔒)

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Created: 04/13/2021 10:05 PM
Updated: 04/16/2021 05:30 PM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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