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Docker: CVE-2016-3697: Potential privilege escalation via confusion of usernames and UIDs

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Docker: CVE-2016-3697: Potential privilege escalation via confusion of usernames and UIDs

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/01/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/04/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

libcontainer/user/user.go in runC before 0.1.0, as used in Docker before 1.11.2, improperly treats a numeric UID as a potential username, which allows local users to gain privileges via a numeric username in the password file in a container.

Solution(s)

  • docker-cve-2016-3697-1

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