GLSA-201612-27 : VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities (Venom)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201612-27
(VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

Local attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition, execute
arbitrary code, or escalate their privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-27

Solution :

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-4.3.28'
All VirtualBox-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-4.3.28'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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