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Docker: CVE-2016-9962: runC privilege escalation

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Docker: CVE-2016-9962: runC privilege escalation

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/31/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/04/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Race condition in Docker Engine before 1.12.6 might allow local root users in a container to gain privileges by using ptrace to access file-descriptors of a process launched or moved into the container from another namespace, aka an "on-entry vulnerability."

Solution(s)

  • docker-cve-2016-9962-1

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