Executive Summary

Title Sun Alert 268188 Security Vulnerability in the VBoxNetAdpCtl Configuration Tool for Sun VirtualBox May Lead to Escalation of Privileges
Name SUN-268188 First vendor Publication 2009-10-06
Vendor Sun Last vendor Modification 2010-01-20
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Product: VirtualBox 3

A security vulnerability in the VBoxNetAdpCtl configuration tool forcertain Sun VirtualBox 3.0 packages may allow local unprivileged userswho are authorized to run VirtualBox to execute arbitrary commands withroot privileges.

Sun would like to acknowledge with thanks, Thomas Biege of SUSE Linux for bringing this issue to our attention.

This issue is also referenced in the following document:

State: Resolved
First released: 06-Oct-2009

Original Source

Url : http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/sun_alert_268188_security_vulnerability

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 4

ExploitDB Exploits

id Description
2009-10-17 Sun VirtualBox <= 3.0.6 privilege escalation

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-01-20 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201001-04 (virtualbox-bin virtualbox-ose virtua...
File : nvt/glsa_201001_04.nasl
2009-11-20 Name : Sun VirtualBox 'VBoxNetAdpCtl' Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
File : nvt/secpod_sun_virtualbox_priv_esc_vuln_lin.nasl
2009-10-13 Name : FreeBSD Ports: virtualbox
File : nvt/freebsd_virtualbox.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
58652 Sun VirtualBox VBoxNetAdpCtl Configuration Tool Unspecified Local Privilege E...

VirtualBox contains a flaw related to the VBoxNetAdpCtl configuration tool that may allow an attacker to escalate privileges. No further details have been provided.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2010-02-25 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201001-04.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-08 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_ebeed063b32811deb6a50030843d3802.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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