RHEL 7 : docker (RHSA-2019:1910)

high Nessus Plugin ID 127627
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


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

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 runs virtually anywhere.

Security Fix(es) :

* docker: symlink-exchange race attacks in docker cp (CVE-2018-15664)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Bug Fix(es) :

* slowness of system shutdown when containers are being stopped - dockerd is unable to communicate with rhel-push-plugin (BZ#1714032)

* journald Log() in dockerd causes nil pointer dereference when PutMessage() is called before reading msg.Source (BZ#1720363)

* regression: docker cp: Rel: can't make /..../a relative to a (BZ#1723491)

* Regression: docker cp: can no longer pull image files (BZ#1727488)


Update the affected packages.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127627

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1910.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/12/2019

Updated: 1/6/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-client, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-logrotate, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-lvm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-novolume-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-rhel-push-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-v1.10-migrator, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15664

RHSA: 2019:1910