GLSA-202210-11 : schroot: Denial of Service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 166724


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202210-11 (schroot: Denial of Service)

- Schroot before 1.6.13 had too permissive rules on chroot or session names, allowing a denial of service on the schroot service for all users that may start a schroot session. (CVE-2022-2787)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


All schroot users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose >=dev-util/schroot-1.6.13

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 166724

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202210-11.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/31/2022

Updated: 10/6/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2787


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:schroot, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/27/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2787