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Update PowerShell versions 7.0 and 7.1 to protect against a remote code execution vulnerability

Published date: July 01, 2021

If you manage your Azure resources from PowerShell version 7.0 or 7.1, we’ve released new versions of PowerShell to address a .NET Core remote code execution vulnerability in versions 7.0 and 7.1.
We recommend that you install the updated versions as soon as possible.

Windows PowerShell 5.1 isn’t affected by this issue.

Required action

To best protect against this vulnerability, please install the new PowerShell version as soon as possible to update from:
•    Version 7.0 to 7.0.6 
•    Version 7.1 to 7.1.3

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