Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 5.2.35/6.0.15/6.1.1 out-of-bounds write

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A vulnerability has been found in Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 5.2.35/6.0.15/6.1.1 (Virtualization Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a local privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-787. The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). Supported versions that are affected are Prior to 5.2.36, prior to 6.0.16 and prior to 6.1.2. Difficult to exploit 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 takeover of Oracle VM VirtualBox. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 7.5 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).

The weakness was shared 01/15/2020 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2020 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at oracle.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-2701. The exploitation appears to be difficult. Attacking locally is a requirement. Additional levels of successful authentication are needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

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

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Class: Out-of-bounds write
CWE: CWE-787 / CWE-119
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2020
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-2701 (🔍)

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Created: 01/16/2020 08:10 AM
Updated: 03/24/2024 08:27 AM
Changes: 01/16/2020 08:10 AM (51), 01/16/2020 09:02 AM (10), 03/24/2024 08:23 AM (17), 03/24/2024 08:27 AM (18)
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