Upstream information

CVE-2018-2909 at MITRE


Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox component of Oracle Virtualization (subcomponent: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 5.2.20. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker and while the vulnerability is in Oracle VM VirtualBox, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle VM VirtualBox. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 8.6 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).

Upstream Security Advisories:

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.6
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1112097 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • python3-virtualbox >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-devel >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-guest-desktop-icons >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-guest-kmp-default >= 5.2.20_k4.12.14_lp150.12.22-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-guest-source >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-guest-tools >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-guest-x11 >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-host-kmp-default >= 5.2.20_k4.12.14_lp150.12.22-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-host-source >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-qt >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-vnc >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
  • virtualbox-websrv >= 5.2.20-lp150.4.20.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • virtualbox-guest-tools >= 6.1.20-lp153.1.8
  • virtualbox-guest-x11 >= 6.1.20-lp153.1.8
  • virtualbox-kmp-default >= 6.1.20_k5.3.18_57-lp153.1.2
openSUSE Leap 15.3 GA virtualbox-guest-tools-6.1.20-lp153.1.8
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • virtualbox-guest-tools >= 6.1.32-lp154.1.83
  • virtualbox-guest-x11 >= 6.1.32-lp154.1.83
  • virtualbox-kmp-default >= 6.1.32_k5.14.21_150400.22-lp154.1.67
openSUSE Leap 15.4 GA virtualbox-guest-tools-6.1.32-lp154.1.83

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Oct 17 09:15:44 2018
CVE page last modified: Tue Dec 27 12:00:24 2022