Ubuntu 13.10 : lxc vulnerability (USN-2104-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 72479
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionFlorian Sagar discovered that the LXC sshd template set incorrect mount permissions. An attacker could possibly use this flaw to cause privilege escalation on the host.
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SolutionUpdate the affected lxc-templates package.