GLSA-201612-28 : Docker: Privilege escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-28
(Docker: Privilege escalation)

Docker does not properly distinguish between numeric UIDs and string
usernames.

Impact :

Local attackers could possibly escalate their privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-28

Solution :

All Docker users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/docker-1.11.0'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95696 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3697

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