SuSE 11.3 Security Update : lxc (SAT Patch Number 9084)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74021


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


The container framework LXC has been updated to fix various bugs and a security issue :

- The sshd template allowed privilege escalation on the host. (CVE-2013-6441)

- SLES container time not aligned with host time.

- SLES container boot takes ages. (bnc#839663)

- lxc mounts /dev/pts with wrong options (bnc#869663)


Apply SAT patch number 9084.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74021

File Name: suse_11_lxc-140401.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/05/15

Modified: 2014/05/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:lxc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6441