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Note: This security update applies to all Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 editions except Isolated and Integrated Shells, Build Tools, Remote Tools, and Express for Web.

Summary

A remote code execution vulnerability exists within VSGraphics in Microsoft Visual Studio 2015.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see CVE-2022-35826, CVE-2022-35825, CVE-2022-35777, and CVE-2022-35827

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Download

The following file is available for download:

Download icon Download the hotfix package now.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website. 

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Prerequisites

To apply this security update, you must have Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 installed.

Restart requirement

We recommend that you close Visual Studio 2015 before you install this security update. Otherwise, you may have to restart the computer after you apply this security update if a file that is being updated is open or in use by Visual Studio.

Security update replacement information

This security update doesn't replace other security updates.

File hash information

File name

SHA256 hash

vs14-kb5016316.exe

DEC843AC4474A473C2E7FB1571D054E1A5881320B348A29CA3E15596B93CA94F

File information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

vs14-kb5016316.exe

14.0.27552.0

14,301,784

3-Aug-22

01:57

Installation verification

To verify that this security update is applied correctly, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Visual Studio 2015 program folder.

  2. Locate the libfbxsdk.dll file in the Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\VsGraphics folder.

  3. Verify that the file version is equal to or greater than 2020.3.1.0.

If you elected to install the optional component (Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.0/8.1 Tools), follow these additional steps:

  1. Locate the libfbxsdk.dll file in the Microsoft Visual Studio 12.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\VsGraphics folder.

  2. Verify that the file version is equal to or greater than 2020.3.1.0.

  3. Locate the libfbxsdk.dll file in the Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\VsGraphics folder.

  4. Verify that the file version is equal to or greater than 2020.3.1.0.

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