GLSA-201702-08 : VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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-201702-08
(VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, an
attacker could create, delete or modify critical or all accessible data.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-08

Solution :

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-5.0.32'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97184 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5545
CVE-2017-3290
CVE-2017-3316
CVE-2017-3332

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