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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201802-01 ] VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 22:42:43
Message-Id: 200ba31f-6c0a-1351-2116-5855effc446d@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201802-01
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 Severity: High
    Title: VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: February 11, 2018
     Bugs: #644894
       ID: 201802-01

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VirtualBox, the worst of
which could allow an attacker to take control of VirtualBox.

Background
==========

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

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

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-emulation/virtualbox
                                  < 5.1.32                  >= 5.1.32
  2  app-emulation/virtualbox-bin
                              < 5.1.32.120294        >= 5.1.32.120294
  3  app-emulation/virtualbox-guest-additions
                                  < 5.1.32                  >= 5.1.32
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     3 affected packages

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

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

Impact
======

An attacker could take control of VirtualBox resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of
Service condition, or other unspecified impacts.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-5.1.32"

All VirtualBox Binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge -a -1 -v ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-5.1.32.120294"

All VirtualBox Guest Additions users should upgrade to the latest
version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge -a -1 -v ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-guest-additions-5.1.32"

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2018-2676
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2676
[  2 ] CVE-2018-2685
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2685
[  3 ] CVE-2018-2686
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2686
[  4 ] CVE-2018-2687
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2687
[  5 ] CVE-2018-2688
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2688
[  6 ] CVE-2018-2689
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2689
[  7 ] CVE-2018-2690
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2690
[  8 ] CVE-2018-2693
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2693
[  9 ] CVE-2018-2694
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2694
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-2698
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2698

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201802-01

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
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 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.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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