CVE-2018-2836

NameCVE-2018-2836
DescriptionVulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component of Oracle Virtualization (subcomponent: Core). Supported versions that are affected are Prior to 5.1.36 and Prior to 5.2.10. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker and while the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle VM VirtualBox. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 8.2 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).
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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/contrib5.2.22-dfsg-1fixed
sid/contrib5.2.22-dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
virtualboxsource(unstable)5.2.10-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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