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Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 16:23:20 +0100
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2009-0876 (VirtualBox) references

* Robert Buchholz <> [2009-03-16 01:57]:
> Sun released an advisory for VirtualBox referenced for CVE-2009-0876 
> recently: 
> However, details are missing and patch information is (unintentionally) 
> obfuscated due to inconsistent revision numbers in the public svn vs. 
> internal build revisions.
> The original bug report for Gentoo and upstream were here:
Any reason the CVE description says "Unspecified 
vulnerability...via unknown vectors"?

Looking at the Gentoo bug report[0] it seems obvious to me
that this is caused by insecurely loading shared libraries 
so you can inject your own shared lib code.


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