PowerShell Universal and PowerShell Pro Tools - CVE-2021-26701

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July 7, 2021

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CVE-2021-26701 is a .NET Core vulnerability that affects applications built with the framework. PowerShell Universal and PowerShell Pro Tools for Visual Studio code, PSCommander and the TUI Designer are built with this framework.

Affected Products and Versions



The vulnerability is located within the System.Text.Encodings.Web package. Although none of our products use this directly, they may use it indirectly through other dependencies. We recommend upgrading to a version that includes the patched version of the assembly.


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