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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2018 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-08 ] VirtualBox Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201805-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-05-22
Bug(s): #655186
ID: 201805-08

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VirtualBox, the worst
of which could allow an attacker to take control of VirtualBox.


Background

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/virtualbox
Vulnerable: < 5.1.36
Unaffected: >= 5.1.36
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-emulation/virtualbox-bin
Vulnerable: < 5.1.36.122089
Unaffected: >= 5.1.36.122089
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

An attacker could take control of VirtualBox resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service
condition, or other unspecified impacts.


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-5.1.36"
   
All VirtualBox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-5.1.36.122089"
   


References

CVE-2018-2830
CVE-2018-2831
CVE-2018-2835
CVE-2018-2836
CVE-2018-2837
CVE-2018-2842
CVE-2018-2843
CVE-2018-2844
CVE-2018-2845
CVE-2018-2860
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