Published on September 1st, 2020 📆 | 7220 Views ⚑0
Visual Studio VSIX Installer Validation Issues ≈ Packet Storm
we have recently discovered a vulnerability in the VSIX Installer of Visual Studio. More specifically, the vulnerability existed in the validation of VSIX package signatures. This vulnerability allowed attackers
* to ‘revive’ expired code-signing certificates for VSIX package signatures and
* to maliciously modify timestamps when intercepting timestamp requests for VSIX package signatures.
For more details see here: