Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : lxc (ELSA-2015-3087)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Description of changes:

[1.0.7-2.0.12]
- [Orabug 22011867] ol6 ct shutdown script remounts /dev/pts/* devices as
ro on host system.

[1.0.7-2.0.11]
- [Orabug 21842483] failed to create directory
'/RUN/LXC/LOCK//CONTAINER/OL7.1/SNAPS'
- CVE-2015-1335: Protect container mounts against symlinks.
- Fixed build failure on OL6.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-October/005458.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-October/005459.html

Solution :

Update the affected lxc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86438 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1335

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