CVE-2017-10239

NameCVE-2017-10239
DescriptionVulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component of Oracle Virtualization (subcomponent: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 5.1.24. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows 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. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Oracle VM VirtualBox as well as unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data and unauthorized read access to a subset of Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 7.3 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H).
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: 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
buster/contrib, sid/contrib5.2.2-dfsg-3fixed
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)5.1.24-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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