Oracle VirtualBox 4.1 < 4.1.22 Task-Gate IDT Call NULL Pointer Dereference Local DoS
Low Nessus Plugin ID 62100
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an application that is affected by local denial of service vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote host contains a version of Oracle VirtualBox 4.1 before 4.1.22. As such, it is potentially affected by a local denial of service vulnerability caused by invocation of software interrupt 0x8 from userspace. An attacker with access to the guest VM could leverage this to cause a denial of service.
SolutionUpgrade to Oracle VirtualBox 4.1.22 / 4.2 or later.