CVE-2016-5545

NameCVE-2016-5545
DescriptionVulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component of Oracle Virtualization (subcomponent: GUI). Supported versions that are affected are VirtualBox prior to 5.0.32 and prior to 5.1.14. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Oracle VM VirtualBox. CVSS v3.0 Base Score 6.3 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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/contrib5.1.28-dfsg-1fixed
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)5.1.14-dfsg-1medium
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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