Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 6.1.27 denial of service

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 6.1.27 (Virtualization Software). Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.28. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high 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 ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of Oracle VM VirtualBox. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.4 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).

The weakness was disclosed 10/19/2021 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2021. The advisory is shared for download at oracle.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2021-35542 since 06/28/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. Additional levels of successful authentication are required 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: 4.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: oracle.com

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06/28/2021 CVE reserved
10/19/2021 +113 days Advisory disclosed
10/19/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
10/20/2021 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/27/2021 +7 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: oracle.com

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

CVE: CVE-2021-35542 (🔒)

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Created: 10/20/2021 08:11 AM
Updated: 10/27/2021 01:28 PM
Changes: (18) 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 vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore source_cve_cna vulnerability_cvss3_cna_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_cna_av vulnerability_cvss3_cna_ac vulnerability_cvss3_cna_pr vulnerability_cvss3_cna_ui vulnerability_cvss3_cna_s vulnerability_cvss3_cna_c vulnerability_cvss3_cna_i vulnerability_cvss3_cna_a
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