openSUSE Security Update : virtualbox (openSUSE-SU-2012:1323-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

VirtualBox was updated to 4.1.22 stable release, bringing lots of
security and also bugfixes.

The 4.1.22 release is brought to all openSUSE distributions to align
their versions.

changes in virtualbox 4.1.22 (maintenance release)

- VMM: fixed a potential host crash triggered by shutting
down a VM when another VM was running

- VMM: fixed a potential host crash under a high guest
memory pressure (seen with Windows 8 guests)

- VMM: respect RAM preallocation while restoring saved
state.

- VMM: fixed handling of task gates if VT-x/AMD-V is
disabled

- Storage: fixed audio CD passthrough for certain media
players

- USB: don't crash if a USB device is plugged or unplugged
when saving or loading the VM state (SMP guests only)

- RTC: fixed a potential corruption of CMOS bank 1

- Mac OS X hosts: installer fixes for Leopard (4.1.20
regression)

- Windows Additions: fixed memory leak in VBoxTray (bug
#10808)

- changes in virtualbox 4.1.20 (maintenance release)

- VMM: fixed a crash under rare circumstances for VMs
running without hardware virtualization

- VMM: fixed a code analysis bug for certain displacement
instructions for VMs running without hardware
virtualization

- VMM: fixed an interpretion bug for TPR read instructions
under rare conditions (AMD-V only)

- Snapshots: fixed a crash when restoring an old snapshot
when powering off a VM (bugs #9604, #10491)

- VBoxSVC: be more tolerant against environment variables
with strange encodings (bug #8780)

- VGA: fixed wrong access check which might cause a crash
under certain conditions

- NAT: final fix for crashes under rare conditions (bug
#10513)

- Virtio-net: fixed the problem with receiving of GSO
packets in Windows XP guests causing packet loss in
host-to-VM transfers

- HPET: several fixes (bugs #10170, #10306)

- Clipboard: disable the clipboard by default for new VMs

- BIOS: the PCI BIOS was not properly detected with the
chipset type set to ICH9 (bugs #9301, #10327)

- Mac OS X hosts: adaptions to Mountain Lion

- Linux Installer: fixes for Gentoo Linux (bug #10642)

- Linux guests: fixed mouse integration on Fedora 17
guests (bug #2306)

- Linux Additions: compile fixes for RHEL/CentOS 6.3 (bug
#10756)

- Linux Additions: compile fixes for Linux 3.5-rc1 and
Linux 3.6-rc1 (bug #10709)

- Solaris host: fixed a guru meditation while allocating
large pages (bug #10600)

- Solaris host: fixed possible kernel panics while freeing
memory

- Solaris Installer: fixed missing icon for menu and
desktop shortcuts

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00041.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737525
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742115
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=743143
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=761923
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=780711

Solution :

Update the affected virtualbox packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74774 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3571
CVE-2012-0105
CVE-2012-0111

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