Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 5.0.14 Windows Installer Local Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 5.0.14 (Virtualization Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component Windows Installer. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a local privilege escalation vulnerability. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component in Oracle Virtualization VirtualBox before 5.0.14 allows local users to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Windows Installer.

The weakness was released 01/20/2016 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at oracle.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-0602 since 12/09/2015. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 88052 (Oracle VM VirtualBox < 4.3.36 / 5.0.14 Multiple Vulnerabilities (January 2016 CPU)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context local.

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-55934) and Tenable (88052). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 79828, 80389, 80556 and 80403.

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Class: Local Privilege Escalation
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
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Nessus ID: 88052
Nessus Name: Oracle VM VirtualBox < 4.3.36 / 5.0.14 Multiple Vulnerabilities (January 2016 CPU)
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OpenVAS ID: 803103
OpenVAS Name: Oracle Virtualbox Unspecified Vulnerability Jan16 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: oracle.com
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Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-0602 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034731
Vulnerability Center: 55934 - [cpujan2016-2367955-Virtualization] Oracle VM VirtualBox Local Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium

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Created: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM
Updated: 07/05/2022 02:31 PM
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