VDB-80575 · CVE-2015-7183 · BID 80692

Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 4.0.36/4.1.44/4.2.36/4.3.34/5.0.10 Core memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 4.0.36/4.1.44/4.2.36/4.3.34/5.0.10 (Virtualization Software). It has been declared as very critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Core. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 01/20/2016 with Oracle as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at oracle.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-7183 since 09/16/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/05/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 86770 (Amazon Linux AMI : nspr / nss-util,nss,jss (ALAS-2015-608)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 350262 (Amazon Linux Security Advisory for nss nspr nss-util nss-softokn jss: AL2012-2016-107).

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-56404) and Tenable (86770). Similar entries are available at 79044, 79045, 79046 and 80389.

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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 86770
Nessus Name: Amazon Linux AMI : nspr / nss-util,nss,jss (ALAS-2015-608)
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OpenVAS ID: 703393
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3393-1 (iceweasel - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: oracle.com

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09/16/2015 🔍
11/02/2015 +48 days 🔍
11/05/2015 +2 days 🔍
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01/14/2016 +70 days 🔍
01/20/2016 +5 days 🔍
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01/21/2016 +1 days 🔍
02/03/2016 +13 days 🔍
07/05/2022 +2343 days 🔍

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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-7183 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1034069
Vulnerability Center: 56404 - [cpujan2016-2367955-Virtualization] Oracle VM VirtualBox Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - CVE-2015-7183, High
SecurityFocus: 80692 - Oracle January 2016 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Created: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM
Updated: 07/05/2022 02:29 PM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore source_cve_nvd_summary source_sectracker
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