Description of the security update for the information disclosure vulnerability in Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1: January 8, 2019

Applies to: Visual Studio 2010

Summary


An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Microsoft Visual Studio improperly discloses arbitrary file contents if the victim opens a malicious .vscontent file.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see CVE-2019-0537.

How to obtain and install the update


Method 1: Microsoft Download

The following file is available for download:

Download Download the hotfix package now.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

More Information


Prerequisites

To apply this security update, you must have Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this security update if an instance of Visual Studio is being used.

Security update replacement information

This security update doesn't replace other security updates.

File information


File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.