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GLSA 202212-03 : Oracle VirtualBox: Multiple Vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202212-03
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  https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Oracle VirtualBox: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: December 19, 2022
Bugs: #877601
ID: 202212-03

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Oracle Virtualbox, the
worst of which could result in privilege escalation from a guest to the
host.

Background
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VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product from Oracle.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-emulation/virtualbox < 6.1.40 >= 6.1.40
2 app-emulation/virtualbox-modules < 6.1.40 >= 6.1.40

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

Impact
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Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Oracle VirtualBox users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-6.1.40"

All Oracle VirtualBox modules users should upgrade to the latest
version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-6.1.40"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2022-21620
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-21620
[ 2 ] CVE-2022-21621
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-21621
[ 3 ] CVE-2022-21627
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-21627
[ 4 ] CVE-2022-39421
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-39421
[ 5 ] CVE-2022-39422
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-39422
[ 6 ] CVE-2022-39423
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-39423
[ 7 ] CVE-2022-39424
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-39424
[ 8 ] CVE-2022-39425
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-39425
[ 9 ] CVE-2022-39426
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-39426

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202212-03

Concerns?
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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
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Copyright 2022 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