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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2594-1 (virtualbox-ose - programming error)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

10 months ago

Summary

halfdog discovered that incorrect interrupt handling in VirtualBox, a x86 virtualization solution, can lead to denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

virtualbox-ose on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.10-dfsg-1+squeeze1. For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.18-dfsg-1.1 of the virtualbox source package. We recommend that you upgrade your virtualbox-ose packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)