FreeBSD : ansible -- use of predictable paths in lxc_container (253c6889-06f0-11e6-925f-6805ca0b3d42)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Ansible developers report :

CVE-2016-3096: do not use predictable paths in lxc_container

- do not use a predictable filename for the LXC attach script

- don't use predictable filenames for LXC attach script logging

- don't set a predictable archive_path

this should prevent symlink attacks which could result in

- data corruption

- data leakage

- privilege escalation

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?489f6a89
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1322925
http://www.nessus.org/u?59fa1137

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90606 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3096

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