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<title>VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Multiple vulnerabilities in VirtualBox were found, the worst of which
allowing for privilege escalation.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">virtualbox-bin virtualbox-ose virtualbox-guest-additions virtualbox-ose-additions</product>
<announced>January 13, 2010</announced>
<revised>January 13, 2010: 01</revised>
<bug>288836</bug>
<bug>294678</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-emulation/virtualbox-bin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.12</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="app-emulation/virtualbox-ose" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.12</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="app-emulation/virtualbox-guest-additions" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.12</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="app-emulation/virtualbox-ose-additions" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.12</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.12</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
The VirtualBox family provides powerful x86 virtualization products.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Thomas Biege of SUSE discovered multiple vulnerabilities:
</p>
<ul><li>A shell metacharacter injection in popen() (CVE-2009-3692) and
a possible buffer overflow in strncpy() in the VBoxNetAdpCtl
configuration tool.</li>
<li>An unspecified vulnerability in VirtualBox
Guest Additions (CVE-2009-3940).</li>
</ul>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local, unprivileged attacker with the permission to run VirtualBox
could gain root privileges. A guest OS local user could cause a Denial
of Service (memory consumption) on the guest OS via unknown vectors.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All users of the binary version of VirtualBox should upgrade to the
latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-3.0.12&quot;</code>
<p>
All users of the Open Source version of VirtualBox should upgrade to
the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-emulation/virtualbox-ose-3.0.12&quot;</code>
<p>
All users of the binary VirtualBox Guest Additions should upgrade to
the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-emulation/virtualbox-guest-additions-3.0.12&quot;</code>
<p>
All users of the Open Source VirtualBox Guest Additions should upgrade
to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-emulation/virtualbox-ose-additions-3.0.12&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3692">CVE-2009-3692</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3940">CVE-2009-3940</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 09 Nov 2009 23:19:24 +0000">
craig
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 05 Jan 2010 20:50:17 +0000">
craig
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 10 Jan 2010 19:41:20 +0000">
craig
</metadata>
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