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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201204-01 ] VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201204-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: April 09, 2012
Bug(s): #386317, #399807
ID: 201204-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in VirtualBox, allowing local
attackers to gain escalated privileges.


Background

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/virtualbox
Vulnerable: < 4.1.8
Unaffected: >= 4.1.8
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-emulation/virtualbox-bin
Vulnerable: < 4.1.8
Unaffected: >= 4.1.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in VirtualBox.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges via unknown
attack vectors.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-4.1.8"
   
All VirtualBox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-4.1.8"
   


References

CVE-2010-4414
CVE-2011-2300
CVE-2011-2305
CVE-2012-0105
CVE-2012-0111
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