#VU62437 Improper input validation

Published: 2022-04-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62437

Vulnerability risk: Low

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-21471


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor: Oracle


The vulnerability allows a local authenticated user to a crash the entire system.

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 a crash the entire system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Oracle VM VirtualBox: 6.1.0 - 6.1.32


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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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