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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201702-08
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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
=========
VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

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

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

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

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-5.0.32"

References
=========
[ 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?
========
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 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.

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

Gentoo: GLSA-201702-08: VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

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

Summary

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

Resolution

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-5.0.32"

References

[ 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

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.

Severity
Severity: High
Title: VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: February 14, 2017
Bugs: #607674
ID: 201702-08

Synopsis

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

Background

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Affected Packages

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

Impact

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

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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