Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 22:12:55 +0200 From: Moritz Mühlenhoff <jmm@...til.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: cve@...re.org 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 <jmm@...ian.org> wrote: > > Hi, > > does anyone have further information on > > http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2300 and > > http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2305 > > 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: > http://mista.nu/blog/author/mista/ > > 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. Cheers, Moritz
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