Multiple vulnerabilities in Oracle VirtualBox



Published: 2022-01-19 | Updated: 2022-01-21
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-21394
CVE-2022-21295
CWE-ID CWE-22
CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Oracle VM VirtualBox
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor Oracle

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU59809

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-21394

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences within the implementation of the TFTP server. A local user can view files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Oracle VM VirtualBox: 6.1.0 - 6.1.30


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2022.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-128/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU59810

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-21295

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local authenticated user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation within the Core component in Oracle VM VirtualBox. A local authenticated user can exploit this vulnerability to gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Oracle VM VirtualBox: 6.1.0 - 6.1.30


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2022.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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