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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2013-6456

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:C)
Published
04/15/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/29/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The LXC driver (lxc/lxc_driver.c) in libvirt 1.0.1 through 1.2.1 allows local users to (1) delete arbitrary host devices via the virDomainDeviceDettach API and a symlink attack on /dev in the container; (2) create arbitrary nodes (mknod) via the virDomainDeviceAttach API and a symlink attack on /dev in the container; and cause a denial of service (shutdown or reboot host OS) via the (3) virDomainShutdown or (4) virDomainReboot API and a symlink attack on /dev/initctl in the container, related to "paths under /proc/$PID/root" and the virInitctlSetRunLevel function.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libvirt
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-client
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-client-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-config-network
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-interface
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-network
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-secret
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-storage
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-uml
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-vbox
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-driver-xen
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-lxc
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-qemu
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-uml
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-vbox
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-daemon-xen
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-doc
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-lock-sanlock
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-login-shell
  • suse-upgrade-libvirt-python
  • suse-upgrade-sle-sdk-release

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