17 Oct 2012
Oracle VirtualBox 3.x
DoS (Denial of Service)
This includes vulnerabilities ranging from excessive resource consumption (e.g. causing a system to use a lot of memory) to crashing an application or an entire system.
A vulnerability has been reported in Oracle VM VirtualBox, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a Denial of Service (DoS).
The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the VirtualBox Core. No further information is currently available.
The vulnerability is reported in version 3.2, 4.0, and 4.1.
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It is currently unclear who reported the vulnerability as the Oracle Critical Patch Update for October 2012 only provides a bundled list of credits. This section will be updated when/if the original reporters provide more information.