Vulnerability Details

Oracle VirtualBox Security Updates (jan2018-3236628) - MAC OS X

Published: 2018-01-17 07:47:22
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Summary:
The host is installed with Oracle VM VirtualBox and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exists due to - Multiple errors in the 'Core' component of the application. - An error in the 'Guest Additions' component of the application.

Impact:
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities will allow local attackers to gain elevated privileges on the host system.

Affected Versions:
VirtualBox versions prior to 5.1.32 and 5.2.x prior to 5.2.6 on Mac OS X.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.32 or 5.2.6 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Executable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2688
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2689
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2676
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2698
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2694
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2693
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2685
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2686
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2687
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2690
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-5715
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3735

References:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
https://www.virtualbox.org

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2018-01-17
Modified
2018-10-24
Category
General

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