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 declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component Core. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

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 low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. 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 4.7 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N).

The weakness was released 04/21/2021 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2021. The advisory is shared for download at oracle.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-2291 since 12/09/2020. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack needs to be approached locally. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit 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: 4.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.5

VulDB Base Score: 4.7
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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-2021-2291 (🔒)

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Created: 04/23/2021 06:40 AM
Updated: 04/29/2021 08:03 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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