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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-01
Posted Feb 12, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-1 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VirtualBox, the worst of which could allow an attacker to take control of VirtualBox. Versions prior to 5.1.32 are affected.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-2676, CVE-2018-2685, CVE-2018-2686, CVE-2018-2687, CVE-2018-2688, CVE-2018-2689, CVE-2018-2690, CVE-2018-2693, CVE-2018-2694, CVE-2018-2698
MD5 | 62b6a20b89766e4f29e9774d5687b60a

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 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
=================

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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?
=========

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

License
=======

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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