openSUSE Security Update : virtualbox (openSUSE-2016-1226)
High Nessus Plugin ID 94302
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update for virtualbox fixes the following issues :
- Address CVE-2016-5501, CVE-2016-5538, CVE-2016-5605, CVE-2016-5608, CVE-2016-5610, CVE-2016-5611, CVE-2016-5613 (boo#1005621).
- Reduce memory needs during build.
- Version bump to 5.0.28 (released 2016-10-18 by Oracle) This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added: NAT: Don't exceed the maximum number of 'search' suffixes. Patch from bug #15948. NAT: fixed parsing of port-forwarding rules with a name which contains a slash (bug #16002) NAT Network: when the host has only loopback nameserver that cannot be mapped to the guests (e.g. dnsmasq running on 127.0.1.1), make DHCP supply NAT Network DNS proxy as nameserver. Bridged Network: prevent flooding syslog with packet allocation error messages (bug #15569) USB: fixed a possible crash when detaching a USB device Audio: fixes for recording (Mac OS X hosts only) Audio: now using Audio Queues on Mac OS X hosts OVF: improve importing of VMs created by VirtualBox 5.1 VHDX: fixed cloning images with VBoxManage cloned (bug #14288) Storage: Fixed broken bandwidth limitation when the limit is very low (bug #14982) Serial: Fixed high CPU usage with certain USB to serial converters on Linux hosts (bug #7796) BIOS: fixed 4bpp scanline calculation (bug #15787) VBoxManage: Don't try to set the medium type if there is no change (bug #13850) API: fixed initialization of SAS controllers (bug #15972) Linux hosts: don't use 32-bit legacy capabilities Linux hosts / guests: fix for kernels with CONFIG_CPUMASK_OFFSTACK set (bug #16020) Linux Additions: several fixes for X11 guests running non-root X servers Linux Additions: fix for Linux 4.7 (bug #15769) Linux Additions: fix for the display kmod driver with Linux 4.8 (bugs #15890 and #15896) Windows Additions: auto-resizing fixes for Windows 10 guests (bug #15257) Windows Additions: fixes for arranging the guest screens in multi-screen scenarios Windows Additions / VGA: if the guest's power management turns a virtual screen off, blank the corresponding VM window rather than hide the VM window Windows Additions: fixed a generic bug which could lead to freezing shared folders (bug #15662)
- Modify virtualbox-guest-preamble and virtualbox-host-preamble to obsolete old versions of the kernel modules. This change should fix the problem in (boo#983629).
SolutionUpdate the affected virtualbox packages.