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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
CVE-2018-8327 PowerShell Editor Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability PowerShell Editor Services Critical 11-07-2018

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in PowerShell Editor Services. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute malicious code on a vulnerable system.

Detailed Information on the risk:
In an attack scenario, an attacker could execute malicious code in a PowerShell Editor Services process.
The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how PowerShell Editor Services secures local connections.

Further information on this exploit is available at : CVE-2018-8327

Affected Software

PowerShell Editor Services,
PowerShell Extension for Visual Studio Code