openSUSE Security Update : lxc (openSUSE-2015-523)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85135


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


lxc was updated to fix two security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-1331: directory traversal flaw allowing arbitrary file creation as the root user (bnc#938522)

- CVE-2015-1334: AppArmor or SELinux confinement escape via fake /proc (bnc#938523)


Update the affected lxc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85135

File Name: openSUSE-2015-523.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/31

Modified: 2015/08/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1331, CVE-2015-1334