GLSA-201204-01 : VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201204-01
(VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201204-01.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59617 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45876
48781
48793
51461
51465

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