openSUSE Security Update : lxc (openSUSE-2017-464)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 99328


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to version 1.1.5 for lxc fixes the following issues :

This security issue was fixed :

CVE-2017-5985: lxc-user-nic allowed access to network namespace over which the caller did not hold privilege (boo#1028264).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- boo#1019662: Fixed issue with apparmor preventing the start of containers


Update the affected lxc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 99328

File Name: openSUSE-2017-464.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/13

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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


Base Score: 3.3

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

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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5985