openSUSE Security Update : virtualbox (openSUSE-2017-141)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for virtualbox fixes the following issues :

- The version has been updated from 5.1.8 to 5.1.12.
Upstream fixed various functional and security issues.

- Multiple security issues have been fixed that could
cause DoS and possibly privilege escalation
(CVE-2016-5501,CVE-2016-5538,CVE-2016-5605,CVE-2016-5608
,CVE-2016-5610, CVE-2016-5611,CVE-2016-561313,
boo#1005621)

- A security warning regarding USB passthru has been
added. It will be shown only the first time virtualbox
is started. (bnc#1018340)

- Reverted a previously introduced user interface scaling
change, because it caused problems
(https://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/521520-Virtu
alBox-interface-scaling, bsc#1014694)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1005621
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1014694
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018340
http://www.nessus.org/u?6c5e689a

Solution :

Update the affected virtualbox packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96750 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5501
CVE-2016-5538
CVE-2016-5605
CVE-2016-5608
CVE-2016-5610
CVE-2016-5611
CVE-2016-561313

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