Debian: DSA-2594-1: virtualbox-ose security update

    Date30 Dec 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    "halfdog" discovered that incorrect interrupt handling in Virtualbox, a x86 virtualization solution - can lead to denial of service. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2594-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 30, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : virtualbox-ose
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3221
    
    "halfdog" discovered that incorrect interrupt handling in Virtualbox,
    a x86 virtualization solution - can lead to denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.2.10-dfsg-1+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution 
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.18-dfsg-1.1 of
    the virtualbox source package.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your virtualbox-ose packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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