GLSA-201612-28 : Docker: Privilege escalation
Low Nessus Plugin ID 95696
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-28 (Docker: Privilege escalation)
Docker does not properly distinguish between numeric UIDs and string usernames.
Local attackers could possibly escalate their privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Docker users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/docker-1.11.0'