Oracle VM VirtualBox (Jan 2021 CPU)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 145222

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VPR Score: 6.5

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The Prior to 6.1.18 versions of VM VirtualBox installed on the remote host are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the January 2021 CPU advisory.

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.18. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Oracle VM VirtualBox. (CVE-2021-2073, CVE-2021-2086, CVE-2021-2111, CVE-2021-2112, CVE-2021-2121, CVE-2021-2124, CVE-2021-2127, CVE-2021-2130)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.18. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle VM VirtualBox. (CVE-2021-2074)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.18. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. (CVE-2021-2119, CVE-2021-2120, CVE-2021-2128)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.18. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. (CVE-2021-2123)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.18. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. (CVE-2021-2125)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.18. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. (CVE-2021-2126, CVE-2021-2131)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.18. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data as well as unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. (CVE-2021-2129)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the January 2021 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/a/tech/docs/cpujan2021cvrf.xml

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2021.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145222

File Name: virtualbox_jan_2021_cpu.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2021/01/20

Updated: 2021/01/28

Dependencies: 40548, 84240

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.5

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-2074

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:vm_virtualbox

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2021/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2021/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-2073, CVE-2021-2074, CVE-2021-2086, CVE-2021-2111, CVE-2021-2112, CVE-2021-2119, CVE-2021-2120, CVE-2021-2121, CVE-2021-2123, CVE-2021-2124, CVE-2021-2125, CVE-2021-2126, CVE-2021-2127, CVE-2021-2128, CVE-2021-2129, CVE-2021-2130, CVE-2021-2131

IAVA: 2021-A-0034