VDB-116835 · CVE-2018-2835 · BID 103857

Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 5.1.35/to 5.2.9 Core access control

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 5.1.35/to 5.2.9 (Virtualization Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown code block of the component Core. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 04/17/2018. The weakness was published 04/17/2018 with Zero Day Initiative as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2018 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at oracle.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-2835 since 12/15/2017. Attacking locally is a requirement. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109294 (openSUSE Security Update : virtualbox (openSUSE-2018-389) (Optionsbleed)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 171540 (OpenSUSE Security Update for kbuild, virtualbox (openSUSE-SU-2018:2524-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (109294) and SecurityFocus (BID 103857†).

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Exploitinginfo

Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
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Local: Yes
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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 109294
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : virtualbox (openSUSE-2018-389) (Optionsbleed)
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OpenVAS ID: 60943
OpenVAS Name: SuSE Update for virtualbox openSUSE-SU-2018:1057-1 (virtualbox)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2018
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-2835 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 103857 - Oracle VM VirtualBox CVE-2018-2835 Local Security Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1040707

Entryinfo

Created: 04/20/2018 08:53 AM
Updated: 03/03/2023 10:12 AM
Changes: 04/20/2018 08:53 AM (84), 01/28/2020 06:51 AM (6), 03/03/2023 10:12 AM (5)
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