openSUSE Security Update : docker (openSUSE-2016-643)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 91401


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for docker fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-3697: Potential privilege escalation via confusion of usernames and UIDs (boo#976777)

Bugs fixed :

- devicemapper: fix zero-sized field access

- remove docker-netns-aarch64.patch: This patch was adding We'll fix that later if we want to release for those archs.

- Exclude init scripts other than systemd from the test-package make it explicit.

- Add test subpackage and fix line numbers in patches


Update the affected docker packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 91401

File Name: openSUSE-2016-643.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/01

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:docker, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:docker-bash-completion, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:docker-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:docker-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:docker-test, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:docker-zsh-completion, 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: 2016/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3697