Upstream information

CVE-2013-6441 at MITRE

Description

The lxc-sshd template (templates/lxc-sshd.in) in LXC before 1.0.0.beta2 uses read-write permissions when mounting /sbin/init, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the init file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.2 6.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Complete
Availability Impact Complete Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 855809 [CLOSED / WONTFIX]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Patchnames:
sledsp3-lxc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Patchnames:
slessp3-lxc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.23.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA lxc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Patchnames:
slessp3-lxc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Patchnames:
slessp3-lxc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
  • lxc-devel >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Patchnames:
sdksp3-lxc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.23.2
  • lxc-devel >= 0.8.0-0.23.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA lxc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
  • lxc-devel >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9084
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • lxc-devel >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9084
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware
  • lxc >= 0.8.0-0.21.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9084


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 lxc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 lxc Affected