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

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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-2016-5610, CVE-2016-5611,CVE-2016-561313,

- 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
alBox-interface-scaling, bsc#1014694)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected virtualbox packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96750 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5501

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