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PostPosted: Sat Jan 25, 2014 4:08 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201401-13 ] VirtualBox: Multiple Vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: VirtualBox: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201401-13)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local
Date: January 20, 2014
Bug(s): #434872, #498166
ID: 201401-13

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VirtualBox, allowing
local attackers to escalate their privileges or cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/virtualbox
Vulnerable: < 4.2.22
Unaffected: >= 4.2.22
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-emulation/virtualbox-bin
Vulnerable: < 4.2.22
Unaffected: >= 4.2.22
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Virtualbox. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local attacker in a guest virtual machine may be able to escalate
privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All virtualbox users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-4.2.22"
   
All virtualbox-bin users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-4.2.22"
   


References

CVE-2012-3221
CVE-2013-5892
CVE-2014-0404
CVE-2014-0405
CVE-2014-0406
CVE-2014-0407
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