GLSA-201802-01 : VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106739

New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it's different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 8.1

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: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/12

Updated: 2020/09/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 8.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/18

Exploitable With

Core Impact

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