Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 16:23:20 +0100 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE-2009-0876 (VirtualBox) references Hi, * Robert Buchholz <rbu@...too.org> [2009-03-16 01:57]: > Sun released an advisory for VirtualBox referenced for CVE-2009-0876 > recently: > http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254568-1 > > However, details are missing and patch information is (unintentionally) > obfuscated due to inconsistent revision numbers in the public svn vs. > internal build revisions. > > The original bug report for Gentoo and upstream were here: > https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=260331 [...] Any reason the CVE description says "Unspecified vulnerability...via unknown vectors"? Looking at the Gentoo bug report it seems obvious to me that this is caused by insecurely loading shared libraries so you can inject your own shared lib code.  https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=260331#c0 Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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