Intrusion Prevention

Oracle.VirtualBox.VM.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial-Of-Service vulnerability in Oracle VirtualBox.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of messages. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

Oracle VirtualBox prior to 4.3.36, prior to 5.0.14

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

CVE References

CVE-2016-0495