Upstream information

CVE-2016-3697 at MITRE


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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.1 5.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Network
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact None Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 976777 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12
  • docker >= 1.10.3-66.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 15 SP1
  • docker >= 18.09.1_ce-6.14.1
  • docker-bash-completion >= 18.09.1_ce-6.14.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 15
  • docker >= 17.09.1_ce-4.25
  • docker-bash-completion >= 17.09.1_ce-4.25
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6
  • docker >= 1.10.3-66.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • docker >= 1.12.3-4.1
  • docker-bash-completion >= 1.12.3-4.1
  • docker-test >= 1.12.3-4.1
  • docker-zsh-completion >= 1.12.3-4.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA docker

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 12 Module for Containers docker Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 docker Released