Oracle VM VirtualBox (July 2022 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 163299

Synopsis

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The version of VirtualBox installed on the remote host is prior to 6.1.36. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the July 2022 CPU advisory:

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.36. 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-2022-21554)

- Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.36. 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 (scope change). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle VM VirtualBox. (CVE-2022-21571)

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

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the July 2022 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/docs/tech/security-alerts/cpujul2022cvrf.xml

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2022.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163299

File Name: virtualbox_jul_2022_cpu.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 7/20/2022

Updated: 7/22/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21571

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:vm_virtualbox

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21554, CVE-2022-21571

IAVA: 2022-A-0290