EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : docker (EulerOS-SA-2016-1016)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 99779
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected docker package.