Oracle VM VirtualBox < 5.0.26 Core Subcomponent DoS (July 2016 CPU)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 92459


An application installed on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The Oracle VM VirtualBox application installed on the remote host is a version prior to 5.0.26. It is, therefore, affected by an unspecified flaw in the Core subcomponent that allows a local attacker to cause a denial of service condition.


Upgrade to Oracle VM VirtualBox version 5.0.26 or later as referenced in the July 2016 Oracle Critical Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92459

File Name: virtualbox_5_0_26.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 7/20/2016

Updated: 11/14/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-3597


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:vm_virtualbox

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3597