GLSA-201802-01 : VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106739

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-201802-01 (VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

An attacker could take control of VirtualBox resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, or other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-5.1.32' All VirtualBox Binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-5.1.32.120294' All VirtualBox Guest Additions users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-guest-additions-5.1.32'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201802-01

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106739

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201802-01.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/12

Modified: 2018/06/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:virtualbox, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:virtualbox-bin, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:virtualbox-guest-additions, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-2676, CVE-2018-2685, CVE-2018-2686, CVE-2018-2687, CVE-2018-2688, CVE-2018-2689, CVE-2018-2690, CVE-2018-2693, CVE-2018-2694, CVE-2018-2698

GLSA: 201802-01