Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 6.1.19 Core information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 6.1.19 (Virtualization Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown part of the component Core. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.20. 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 unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 5.3 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N).

The weakness was published 04/21/2021 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2021. It is possible to read the advisory at oracle.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-2297 since 12/09/2020. The exploitability is told to be difficult. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation requires an enhanced level of successful authentication. 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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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Upgrade: oracle.com

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12/09/2020 CVE assigned
04/21/2021 +132 days Advisory disclosed
04/21/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
04/23/2021 +2 days VulDB entry created
04/29/2021 +6 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2021
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-2297 (🔒)

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Created: 04/23/2021 06:40 AM
Updated: 04/29/2021 07:58 AM
Changes: (7) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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