Debian: DSA-3274-1: virtualbox security update

    Date28 May 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jason Geffner discovered a buffer overflow in the emulated floppy disk drive, resulting in the potential privilege escalation. For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3274-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 28, 2015                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : virtualbox
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3456
    
    Jason Geffner discovered a buffer overflow in the emulated floppy
    disk drive, resulting in the potential privilege escalation.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 4.1.18-dfsg-2+deb7u5.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.3.18-dfsg-3+deb8u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.3.28-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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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