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Researcher exposes VirtualBox zero-day vulnerability

7 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

A Russian security researcher fed up with the current state of infosec has published details about a zero-day vulnerability affecting Oracle's popular virtual machine software VirtualBox without first informing the company. Saint Petersburg-based researcher Sergey Zelenyuk discovered a chain of bugs that can allow malicious code to escape from a VirtualBox virtual machine and execute on the host operating system. Once the code has escaped out of the VirtualBox VM, it runs in the OS' limited userspace on kernel ring 3. However, Zelenyuk noted that attackers could make use of known private...
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Unpatched VirtualBox Zero-Day Vulnerability and Exploit Released Online

Unpatched VirtualBox Zero-Day Vulnerability and Exploit Released Online

7 monthes ago   |   By The Hacker News

An independent exploit developer and vulnerability researcher has publicly disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in VirtualBox-a popular open source virtualization software developed by Oracle-that could allow a malicious program to escape virtual machine and execute code on the operating system of the host machine.
The vulnerability occurs due to memory corruption issues and affects
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