GLSA-202101-09 : VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 144923


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202101-09 (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.


All Virtualbox 6.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-6.0.24:0/6.0' All Virtualbox 6.1.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-6.1.12:0/6.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144923

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202101-09.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/13/2021

Updated: 5/12/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14704


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-2848, CVE-2019-2850, CVE-2019-2859, CVE-2019-2863, CVE-2019-2864, CVE-2019-2865, CVE-2019-2866, CVE-2019-2867, CVE-2019-2873, CVE-2019-2874, CVE-2019-2875, CVE-2019-2876, CVE-2019-2877, CVE-2019-2926, CVE-2019-2944, CVE-2019-2984, CVE-2019-3002, CVE-2019-3005, CVE-2019-3017, CVE-2019-3021, CVE-2019-3026, CVE-2019-3028, CVE-2019-3031, CVE-2020-14628, CVE-2020-14629, CVE-2020-14646, CVE-2020-14647, CVE-2020-14648, CVE-2020-14649, CVE-2020-14650, CVE-2020-14673, CVE-2020-14674, CVE-2020-14675, CVE-2020-14676, CVE-2020-14677, CVE-2020-14694, CVE-2020-14695, CVE-2020-14698, CVE-2020-14699, CVE-2020-14700, CVE-2020-14703, CVE-2020-14704, CVE-2020-14707, CVE-2020-14711, CVE-2020-14712, CVE-2020-14713, CVE-2020-14714, CVE-2020-14715, CVE-2020-2575, CVE-2020-2674, CVE-2020-2678, CVE-2020-2681, CVE-2020-2682, CVE-2020-2689, CVE-2020-2690, CVE-2020-2691, CVE-2020-2692, CVE-2020-2693, CVE-2020-2698, CVE-2020-2701, CVE-2020-2702, CVE-2020-2703, CVE-2020-2704, CVE-2020-2705, CVE-2020-2725, CVE-2020-2726, CVE-2020-2727, CVE-2020-2741, CVE-2020-2742, CVE-2020-2743, CVE-2020-2748, CVE-2020-2758, CVE-2020-2894, CVE-2020-2902, CVE-2020-2905, CVE-2020-2907, CVE-2020-2908, CVE-2020-2909, CVE-2020-2910, CVE-2020-2911, CVE-2020-2913, CVE-2020-2914, CVE-2020-2929, CVE-2020-2951, CVE-2020-2958, CVE-2020-2959

GLSA: 202101-09