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[SECURITY] [DSA 2594-1] virtualbox-ose security update

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Dec 30 2012 - 13:16:14 GMT
To: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2594-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 30, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : virtualbox-ose
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-3221

"halfdog" discovered that incorrect interrupt handling in Virtualbox,
a x86 virtualization solution - can lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2.10-dfsg-1+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.18-dfsg-1.1 of
the virtualbox source package.

We recommend that you upgrade your virtualbox-ose packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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