RHEL 7 : docker (RHSA-2014:0820)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated docker package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Extras.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System
(CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is
available from the CVE link in the References section.

Docker is a service providing container management on Linux.

It was found that the socket used to manage the Docker service was
world readable and writable. A local user could use this flaw to
escalate their privileges to root. (CVE-2014-3499)

Red Hat would like to thank Jon Stanley for reporting this issue.

All users of docker are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which corrects this issue. After applying this update, the docker
service must be restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-3499.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0820.html

Solution :

Update the affected docker package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79034 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68297
68303

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3499

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