openSUSE Security Update : virtualbox (openSUSE-2018-1443)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119135

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for virtualbox fixes the following issues :

virtualbox was updated to version 5.2.22 (released November 09 2018 by Oracle).

Security issues fixed :

- Fixed a guest-to-host excape via the e1000 virtual network driver (bsc#1115041).

Non-security issues fixed :

- Audio: Fixed a regression in the Core Audio backend causing a hang when returning from host sleep when processing input buffers.

- Audio: Fixed a potential crash in the HDA emulation if a stream has no valid mixer sink attached.

- Linux Additions: Disable 3D for recent guests using Wayland (bug #18116).

- Linux Additions: Fix for rebuilding kernel modules for new kernels on RPM guests.

- Linux Additions: Further fixes for Linux 4.19.

- Linux Additions: Fixed errors rebuilding initrd files with dracut on EL 6 (bug 18055#).

- Linux Additions: Fixed 5.2.20 regression: guests not remembering the screen size after shutdown and restart (bug #18078).

Solution

Update the affected virtualbox packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1115041

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119135

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1443.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/26

Modified: 2018/11/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-virtualbox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-virtualbox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-virtualbox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-virtualbox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-desktop-icons, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-x11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-qt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-vnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-websrv, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-websrv-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/23