VDB-76583 · CVE-2015-2594 · BID 75899

Oracle Virtualization VirtualBox up to 4.0.31/4.1.39/4.2.31/4.3.29 unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Oracle Virtualization VirtualBox up to 4.0.31/4.1.39/4.2.31/4.3.29 (Virtualization Software). Impacted is integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component in Oracle Virtualization VirtualBox prior to 4.0.32, 4.1.40, 4.2.32, and 4.3.30 allows local users to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Core.

The weakness was presented 07/16/2015 with Oracle (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at oracle.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-2594 since 03/20/2015. Attacking locally is a requirement. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84799 (Oracle VM VirtualBox < 4.0.32 / 4.1.40 / 4.2.32 / 4.3.30 Core Unspecified Vulnerability (July 2015 CPU)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc.. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 168018 (OpenSuSE Security Update for virtualbox (openSUSE-SU-2015:1400-1)).

Upgrading to version 4.0.32, 4.1.40, 4.2.32 or 4.3.30 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84799). See 76560, 76561, 76562 and 76563 for similar entries.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 84799
Nessus Name: Oracle VM VirtualBox < 4.0.32 / 4.1.40 / 4.2.32 / 4.3.30 Core Unspecified Vulnerability (July 2015 CPU)
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OpenVAS ID: 703359
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3359-1 (virtualbox - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Virtualization VirtualBox 4.0.32/4.1.40/4.2.32/4.3.30


03/20/2015 🔍
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: oracle.com
Organization: Oracle
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CVE: CVE-2015-2594 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 51343 - [cpujul2015-2367936] Oracle VM VirtualBox Local Code Execution in Core Component, Medium
SecurityFocus: 75899 - Oracle VM VirtualBox CVE-2015-2594 Local Security Vulnerability

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Created: 07/17/2015 10:34 AM
Updated: 06/02/2022 12:23 PM
Changes: 07/17/2015 10:34 AM (64), 07/13/2017 10:36 AM (7), 06/02/2022 12:23 PM (3)
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