Oracle VM VirtualBox < 4.0.36 / 4.1.44 / 4.2.36 / 4.3.34 / 5.0.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities (January 2016 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 88051
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Synopsis

An application installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The Oracle VM VirtualBox application installed on the remote host is a version prior to 4.0.36, 4.1.44, 4.2.36, 4.3.34, or 5.0.10. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A denial of service vulnerability exists due to an infinite loop condition in the KVM subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local attacker can exploit this, by triggering many Alignment Check (#AC) exceptions, to cause an OS panic or hang. (CVE-2015-5307)

- A integer overflow condition exists in the PL_ARENA_ALLOCATE implementation in Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) due to a failure to properly validate user-supplied input during memory allocation. A remote attacker can exploit this to corrupt memory, resulting in a denial of service or execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-7183)

- A denial of service vulnerability exists due to an infinite loop condition in the KVM subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local attacker can exploit this, by triggering many Debug (#DB) exceptions, to cause an OS panic or hang.
(CVE-2015-8104)

Solution

Upgrade to Oracle VM VirtualBox version 4.0.36 / 4.1.44 / 4.2.36 / 4.3.34 / 5.0.10 or later as referenced in the January 2016 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ab4ebec1

https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88051

File Name: virtualbox_5_0_10.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 1/21/2016

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: virtualbox_installed.nasl, macosx_virtualbox_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-7183

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:vm_virtualbox

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/19/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/15/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-7183, CVE-2015-8104

BID: 77415, 77524, 77528