Threat Encyclopedia

Visual Studio Code Vulnerability CVE-2020-16881

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: Visual Studio Code

Analysis

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Visual Studio Code when a user is tricked into opening a malicious \'package.json\' file, aka \'Visual Studio JSON Remote Code Execution Vulnerability\'.

Affected Products

Visual Studio Code

CVE References

CVE-2020-16881