EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : docker (EulerOS-SA-2016-1016)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 99779


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the docker packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- It was found that Docker would launch containers under the specified UID instead of a username. An attacker able to launch a container could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root within the launched container.(CVE-2016-3697)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected docker package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 99779

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2016-1016.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND


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:huawei:euleros:docker-engine, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:docker-engine-selinux, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3697

OSVDB: 137605