Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : lxc vulnerability (USN-3136-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 95295
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionRoman Fiedler discovered a directory traversal flaw in lxc-attach. An attacker with access to an LXC container could exploit this flaw to access files outside of the container.
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SolutionUpdate the affected liblxc1, lxc and / or lxc1 packages.