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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3359-1 (virtualbox - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

This update fixes an unspecified security issue in VirtualBox related to guests using bridged networking via WiFi. Oracle no longer provides information on specific security vulnerabilities in VirtualBox. To still support users of the already released Debian releases we've decided to update these to the respective 4.1.40 and 4.3.30 bugfix releases.

Affected Software

Affected Software

virtualbox on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.40-dfsg-1+deb7u1. For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 4.3.30-dfsg-1+deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 4.3.30-dfsg-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.3.30-dfsg-1. We recommend that you upgrade your virtualbox packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)