VDB-80582 · CVE-2016-0495 · BID 81214

Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 4.3.36/5.0.14 denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Oracle VM VirtualBox up to 4.3.36/5.0.14 (Virtualization Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component in Oracle Virtualization VirtualBox before 4.3.36 and 5.0.14 allows remote attackers to affect availability via unknown vectors related to Core.

The weakness was disclosed 01/20/2016 with Oracle as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at oracle.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-0495 since 12/09/2015. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not 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 l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175613 (Debian Security Update for virtualbox (DSA-3454-1)).

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (88052). The entries 79828, 80389, 80556 and 80403 are pretty similar.

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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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: 703454
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3454-1 (virtualbox - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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12/09/2015 🔍
01/19/2016 +41 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: oracle.com

Advisory: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2016
Organization: Oracle
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-0495 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034731
SecurityFocus: 81214 - Oracle Virtualization CVE-2016-0495 Remote Security Vulnerability

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Entryinfo

Created: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM
Updated: 07/05/2022 02:46 PM
Changes: 01/21/2016 04:56 PM (59), 06/26/2018 08:48 AM (12), 07/05/2022 02:46 PM (3)
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