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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201702-08 ] VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:47:28
Message-Id: d2ed135b-ffce-f7ba-8ca8-eba3b3cf17ab@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201702-08
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: High
    Title: VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: February 14, 2017
     Bugs: #607674
       ID: 201702-08

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VirtualBox, the worst of
which might allow unauthorized changes to some critical or all
accessible data.

Background
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VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  app-emulation/virtualbox
                                  < 5.0.32                  >= 5.0.32

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

Impact
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An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition. Additionally, an
attacker could create, delete or modify critical or all accessible
data.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-5.0.32"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-5545
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-5545
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-3290
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3290
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-3316
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3316
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-3332
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-3332

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-08

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 2017 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.

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

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