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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0876

Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0.0, 2.0.2, 2.0.4, 2.0.6r39760, 2.1.0, 2.1.2, and 2.1.4r42893 on Linux allows local users to gain privileges via a hardlink attack, which preserves setuid/setgid bits on Linux, related to DT_RPATH:$ORIGIN.
Publish Date : 2009-03-12 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0876

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN Xvm Virtualbox 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN Xvm Virtualbox 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SUN Xvm Virtualbox 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SUN Xvm Virtualbox 2.0.6r39760 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SUN Xvm Virtualbox 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SUN Xvm Virtualbox 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application SUN Xvm Virtualbox 2.1.4r42893 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN Xvm Virtualbox 7

- References For CVE-2009-0876
BID 34080 Sun xVM VirtualBox Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-05-11
XF xvmvirtualbox-unspecified-priv-escalation(49193) CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1021841
MLIST [oss-security] 20090317 Re: CVE-2009-0876 (VirtualBox) references
MLIST [oss-security] 20090316 CVE-2009-0876 (VirtualBox) references

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0876

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