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MGASA-2022-0265 - Updated virtualbox packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 25 Jul 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0265.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2022-21554,
     CVE-2022-21571

This update provides the upstream 6.1.36 maintenance release that fixes
at least the following security vulnerabilities:

A vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox prior to 6.1.36 contains an
easily exploitable vulnerability that allows a high privileged attacker
with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to
compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM
VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products (scope
change). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover
of Oracle VM VirtualBox (CVE-2022-21554).

A vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox prior to 6.1.36 contains an
easily exploitable vulnerability that allows a high privileged attacker
with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to
compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM
VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products (scope
change). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover
of Oracle VM VirtualBox (CVE-2022-21571).

For other fixes in  this update, see the referenced changeelog

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30657
- https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2022.html#AppendixOVIR
- https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog-6.1#v36
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21554
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21571

SRPMS:
- 8/core/virtualbox-6.1.36-1.mga8
- 8/core/kmod-virtualbox-6.1.36-1.mga8

Mageia 2022-0265: virtualbox security update

Summary

This update provides the upstream 6.1.36 maintenance release that fixes at least the following security vulnerabilities:
A vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox prior to 6.1.36 contains an easily exploitable vulnerability that allows a high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products (scope change). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle VM VirtualBox (CVE-2022-21554).
A vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox prior to 6.1.36 contains an easily exploitable vulnerability that allows a high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. While the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products (scope change). Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle VM VirtualBox (CVE-2022-21571).
For other fixes in this update, see the referenced changeelog

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30657

- https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2022.html#AppendixOVIR

- https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog-6.1#v36

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21554

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21571

Resolution

MGASA-2022-0265 - Updated virtualbox packages fix security vulnerabilities

SRPMS

- 8/core/virtualbox-6.1.36-1.mga8

- 8/core/kmod-virtualbox-6.1.36-1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 25 Jul 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0265.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2022-21554, CVE-2022-21571

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