GLSA-201204-01 : VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59617


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201204-01 (VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities have been discovered in VirtualBox.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges via unknown attack vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-4.1.8' All VirtualBox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-4.1.8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59617

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201204-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/21

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4414, CVE-2011-2300, CVE-2011-2305, CVE-2012-0105, CVE-2012-0111

BID: 45876, 48781, 48793, 51461, 51465

OSVDB: 70549, 73896, 73897, 78442, 78443

GLSA: 201204-01