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:

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?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU59810

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

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?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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