Amazon Linux AMI : docker (ALAS-2018-1071)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117343


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


The default OCI Linux spec in oci/defaults{_linux}.go in Docker/Moby, from 1.11 to current, does not block /proc/acpi pathnames. The flaw allows an attacker to modify host's hardware like enabling/disabling Bluetooth or turning up/down keyboard brightness.(CVE-2018-10892)


Run 'yum update docker' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117343

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1071.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/07

Updated: 2018/09/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:docker, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:docker-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10892

ALAS: 2018-1071