CVE-2016-5538

NameCVE-2016-5538
DescriptionUnspecified vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component before 5.0.28 and 5.1.x before 5.1.8 in Oracle Virtualization allows local users to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via vectors related to Core, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-5501.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
virtualbox (PTS)jessie/contrib (security), jessie/contrib4.3.36-dfsg-1+deb8u1vulnerable
sid/contrib, buster/contrib5.2.0-dfsg-5fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)4.1.42-dfsg-1+deb7u1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
virtualboxsource(unstable)5.1.8-dfsg-1high
virtualboxsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
virtualboxsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[jessie] - virtualbox <end-of-life> (DSA-3699-1)
[wheezy] - virtualbox <end-of-life> (DSA 3454)

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