FreeBSD : virtualbox -- privilege escalation (ebeed063-b328-11de-b6a5-0030843d3802)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42060


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Sun reports :

A security vulnerability in the VBoxNetAdpCtl configuration tool for certain Sun VirtualBox 3.0 packages may allow local unprivileged users who are authorized to run VirtualBox to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42060

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ebeed063b32811deb6a50030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/10/08

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:virtualbox, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/10/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3692

Secunia: 36929