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Oracle VirtualBox Zero-Day Vulnerability and Exploit Released
Monday, 12 November 2018 14:00

A 0-day vulnerability was discovered in VirtualBox 5.2.20 and prior. An attacker or a malicious program with root or administrator privilege in the guest OS can escape and execute arbitrary code in the application layer (ring 3) of the host OS. No patch was available at the time of this entry. Users can protect themselves against potential cyber attacks by changing the network card of their virtual machines from NAT to "PCnet" or to "Paravirtualized Network", or other.

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