Ubuntu 15.04 / 15.10 : lxcfs vulnerabilities (USN-2813-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that LXCFS incorrectly enforced directory escapes. A
local attacker could use this issue to possibly escalate privileges.
(CVE-2015-1342)

It was discovered that LXCFS incorrectly checked certain permissions.
A local attacker could use this issue t possibly escalate privileges.
(CVE-2015-1344).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected lxcfs 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 : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:UR)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86911 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1342
CVE-2015-1344

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