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Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Update 6 (15.7.6) is now available for download


Microsoft released a new update (version: 15.7.6) for Visual Studio 2017. The new update includes Java™ Development Kit 8, Update 181 (JDK 8, version 8u181) and few bug fixes. To know what has been fixed and how to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2017, continue reading.

 

Download Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Update 6 (15.7.6)

 

Download latest version of Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio 2017 is the latest version of Visual Studio IDE and comes in three different editions. The different editions of Visual Studio 2017 are: Visual Studio Community 2017, Visual Studio Professional 2017 and Visual Studio Enterprise 2017.

 

If you are an indie developer and/or building open-source projects, you can download Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2017 for free. It gives you the total power of the Professional Edition.

 

     👉    Click here to download latest version of Visual Studio 2017

 


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Top Issues Fixed in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.6

  • Visual C++ Redistributable 2017 does not report the install state in a specific registry location.
  • In Visual Studio 2017 v15.7, users may see extensions load without all of their assets and cause VS to crash. This has been addressed for 15.7.6.
  • Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.5 crashes when opening a solution.

 

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.6 Security Advisory Notices

.NET Core Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

CVE-2018-8356

Microsoft is aware of a security feature bypass vulnerability that exists when .NET Core does not correctly validate certificates. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could present an expired certificate when challenged. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how .NET Core handles certificate validation. For more information, see Microsoft Security Response Center (CVE-2018-8356).

 

 



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