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SUSE: CVE-2016-8649: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

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SUSE: CVE-2016-8649: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/19/2016
Modified
01/26/2018

Description

lxc-attach in LXC before 1.0.9 and 2.x before 2.0.6 allows an attacker inside of an unprivileged container to use an inherited file descriptor, of the host's /proc, to access the rest of the host's filesystem via the openat() family of syscalls.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-lxc
  • suse-upgrade-lxc-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-lxc-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-lxc-devel

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