CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Apr 16, 2024
Updated: Apr 17, 2024


CVE-2024-21116 is a vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization. This vulnerability affects versions prior to 7.0.16 and only applies to Linux hosts. It is an easily exploitable vulnerability that can be used by a low privileged attacker with logon access to compromise Oracle VM VirtualBox, potentially resulting in a complete takeover. The CVSS 3.1 Base Score for this vulnerability is 7.8, indicating high impacts on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Oracle VM VirtualBox to version 7.0.16 or later as soon as possible to mitigate the risk of exploitation and potential compromise of the software.

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