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From: Sean Amoss <ackle@g.o>
Subject: [ GLSA 201204-01 ] VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2012 18:53:52 -0400
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201204-01
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 09, 2012
     Bugs: #386317, #399807
       ID: 201204-01

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities were found in VirtualBox, allowing local
attackers to gain escalated privileges.

Background
==========

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-emulation/virtualbox
                                  &lt; 4.1.8                    &gt;= 4.1.8 
  2  app-emulation/virtualbox-bin
                                  &lt; 4.1.8                    &gt;= 4.1.4 
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges via unknown
attack vectors.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-emulation/virtualbox-4.1.8"

All VirtualBox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v "&gt;=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-4.1.8"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2010-4414
      <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4414">http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4414</a>
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-2300
      <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2300">http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2300</a>
[ 3 ] CVE-2011-2305
      <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2305">http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2305</a>
[ 4 ] CVE-2012-0105
      <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0105">http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0105</a>
[ 5 ] CVE-2012-0111
      <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0111">http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0111</a>

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-01.xml">http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-01.xml</a>

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
<a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:security@g.o">security@g.o</a> or alternatively, you may file a bug at
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://bugs.gentoo.org">https://bugs.gentoo.org</a>.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5">http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5</a></pre>
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