Microsoft updated Visual Studio 2017 to version 15.6.6. Check Visual Studio changelog

qbap - Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Visual Studio 2017 was updated today to version 15.6.6. Visual Studio improperly discloses limited contents of uninitialized memory while compiling program database (PDB) files. An attacker could view uninitialized memory from the Visual Studio instance.

Visual Studio 2017 is a professional development environment for creating applications for desktop systems (Windows), for mobile devices running under Windows Phone, iOS or Android, as well as Web technologies like ASP.NET and Silverlight. By default, Visual Studio Professional supports languages like C #, Visual Basic, C ++, F # and JavaScript. In the application could not miss such options as bookmarks mechanism designed to quickly switch between your open files, syntax coloring and function auto-completion of code, the system easy to analyze code, integration with services or managing code built-in debugger to track code written application and correct any errors.

Visual Studio 2017 Changelog

Visual Studio 2017 15.6.6

  • This release addresses an issue where some Application Insights users were not seeing CodeLens requests and exceptions indicators when the solution first loads.

Visual Studio 2017 15.6.5

  • VS 15.6 does not respect the 'apply server settings to all users (store in project file)'.
  • Project could not be opened because Visual C# 2017 compiler was not created.
  • NuGet Package Manager only sees latest package versions after manually clearing cache.
  • Lost IIS Server Settings.
  • Visual Studio hangs during Nuget package update.
  • Installer throws unexpected error and saved changes to Solution2.sln are not saved.
  • C:\Windows\temp fills up with .itrace files after upgrade to 15.5.6.
  • vstest.console.exe fails test run with socket exception.
  • This release includes support for Xcode 9.3.

Visual Studio 2017 15.6.4

  • Assets File 'c:\xxxxxx\obj\project.assets.json' doesn't have a target for '.NETStandard,Version=v2.0'.
  • VS2017 fails to persist settings on first launch if there is another VS instance running from another user.
  • Android LLVM libc++ static library STL broken with VS15.6.0.
  • Unit tests no longer sorted alphabetically.
  • Test explorer tests grouped by class, namespace no longer sorted alphabetically in 15.6.2.

Visual Studio 2017 15.6.3

  • "Specified argument out of the range of valid values, parameter name: count" git tags.
  • Cannot open git commit details.
  • VS2017 Installer crashes on Modify when SyncFusion WPF Templates are installed.
  • Test Explorer loses position when tests are run.
  • Test explorer test hierarchy constantly jumps to top.
  • XAML editor always crashes when a change is made to the XAML file.
  • Test Explorer keeps scrolling to the top when a new test starts.
  • Viewing Git History shows: specified argument was out of range of values.
  • Alt+Up/Down does not reposition file in .NET Framework projects.
  • VS 15.6 deadlocks on solution load for .NET Core SDK project when a 'None Include' is added to file list.
  • 15.6 preview 6 discovers test adapter, but fails to run tests.
  • Test Explorer keeps scrolling to the top when a new test starts.
  • Microsoft Security Advisories for .NET Core updates.

Visual Studio 2017 15.6.2

  • "Specified argument out of the range of valid values, parameter name: count" git tags.
  • Cannot open git commit details.
  • VS2017 Installer crashes on Modify when SyncFusion WPF Templates are installed.
  • Test Explorer loses position when tests are run.
  • Test Explorer test hierarchy constantly jumps to top.
  • XAML editor always crashes when a change is made to the XAML file.
  • Test Explorer keeps scrolling to the top when a new test starts.
  • Viewing Git History shows: specified argument was out of range of values.
  • Alt+Up/Down does not reposition file in .NET Framework projects.
  • VS 15.6 deadlocks on solution load for .NET Core SDK project when a 'None Include' is added to file list.
  • 15.6 preview 6 discovers test adapter, but fails to run tests.