Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 11:26:29 -0400 From: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: meskes@...ian.org Subject: Re: Information on CVE-2011-2300/CVE-2011-2305 for VirtualBox ? 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. -Dan
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