Debian: DSA-2904-1: virtualbox security update

    Date15 Apr 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Francisco Falcon discovered that missing input sanisiting in the 3D acceleration code in VirtualBox could lead to the execution of arbitrary code on the host system.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2904-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 15, 2014                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : virtualbox
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0981 CVE-2014-0983
    
    Francisco Falcon discovered that missing input sanisiting in the 3D 
    acceleration code in VirtualBox could lead to the execution of arbitrary 
    code on the host system.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.2.10-dfsg-1+squeeze3.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.1.18-dfsg-2+deb7u3.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.3.10-dfsg-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.3.10-dfsg-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your virtualbox 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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