CVE-2017-3290

NameCVE-2017-3290
DescriptionVulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component of Oracle Virtualization (subcomponent: Shared Folder). Supported versions that are affected are VirtualBox prior to 5.0.32 and prior to 5.1.14. 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 creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Oracle VM VirtualBox. CVSS v3.0 Base Score 7.9 (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 severitylow (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/contrib5.1.28-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-1low
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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