Upstream information

CVE-2021-2291 at MITRE


Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.20. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Oracle VM VirtualBox accessible data. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.7 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Revisit

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1185211 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • python3-virtualbox >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-devel >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-guest-desktop-icons >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-guest-source >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-guest-tools >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-guest-x11 >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-host-source >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-kmp-default >= 6.1.22_k5.3.18_lp152.75-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-kmp-preempt >= 6.1.22_k5.3.18_lp152.75-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-qt >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-vnc >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
  • virtualbox-websrv >= 6.1.22-lp152.2.24.2
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • python3-virtualbox >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-devel >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-guest-desktop-icons >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-guest-source >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-guest-tools >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-guest-x11 >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-host-source >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-kmp-default >= 6.1.22_k5.3.18_59.5-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-kmp-preempt >= 6.1.22_k5.3.18_59.5-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-qt >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-vnc >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2
  • virtualbox-websrv >= 6.1.22-lp153.2.3.2

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS mariadb Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP3 mariadb In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS mariadb Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 mariadb Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 mariadb Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 mariadb Analysis