RHEL 7 : docker (RHSA-2016:2634)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for docker is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Docker is an open source engine that automates the deployment of any
application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that
will run virtually anywhere.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that Docker would launch containers under the specified
UID instead of a username. An attacker able to launch a container
could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root within the
launched container. (CVE-2016-3697)

This issue was discovered by Mrunal Patel (Red Hat).

Bug Fix(es) :

* This update also provides various bug fixes and enhancements. Users
are advised to upgrade to these updated packages.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94606 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3697

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