openSUSE Security Update : lxc (openSUSE-2016-1488)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96029


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for lxc fixes the following issue :

- CVE-2016-8649: guest escape via ptrace of lxc-attach (boo#1010933).


Update the affected lxc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96029

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1488.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/20

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

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


Base Score: 9.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lxc-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8649