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Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 22:12:55 +0200
From: Moritz Mühlenhoff <>
Subject: Re: Information on CVE-2011-2300/CVE-2011-2305 for
 VirtualBox ?

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 11:26:29AM -0400, Dan Rosenberg wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Moritz Muehlenhoff <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > does anyone have further information on
> > and
> >
> > and whether if affects the open source version of Virtual Box?
> >
> These issues were found by Tarjei Mandt, and are described in this blog post:
> CVE-2011-2300 allows gaining elevated privileges within a Windows
> guest due to a vulnerability in the Windows Guest Additions.
> CVE-2011-2305 allows executing arbitrary code on the host due to a
> vulnerability in the VirtualBox graphics stack.
> Tarjei found these issues via code auditing, so it follows that they
> affect the open source version of VirtualBox.

Thanks, adding MITRE to CC:, so that they can update the descriptions
of the entries.


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