Ubuntu 15.04 / 15.10 : lxcfs vulnerabilities (USN-2813-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 86911
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that LXCFS incorrectly enforced directory escapes. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly escalate privileges.
It was discovered that LXCFS incorrectly checked certain permissions.
A local attacker could use this issue t possibly escalate privileges.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected lxcfs package.