VirtualBox: Multiple vulnerabilities

2018-05-22T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201805-08
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2018-05-22T00:00:00

Description

Background

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Description

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

Impact

An attacker could take control of VirtualBox resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, or other unspecified impacts.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-5.1.36"

All VirtualBox binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-bin-5.1.36.122089"