Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : lxc (ELSA-2015-3087)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86438


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Description of changes:

- [Orabug 22011867] ol6 ct shutdown script remounts /dev/pts/* devices as ro on host system.

- [Orabug 21842483] failed to create directory '/RUN/LXC/LOCK//CONTAINER/OL7.1/SNAPS'
- CVE-2015-1335: Protect container mounts against symlinks.
- Fixed build failure on OL6.


Update the affected lxc packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86438

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-3087.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/10/19

Modified: 2015/12/01

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:oracle:linux:lxc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:lxc-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:lxc-libs, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1335