Upstream information

CVE-2017-5985 at MITRE

Description

lxc-user-nic in Linux Containers (LXC) allows local users with a lxc-usernet allocation to create network interfaces on the host and choose the name of those interfaces by leveraging lack of netns ownership check.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1028264 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • lxc >= 1.1.5-12.1
  • lxc-debuginfo >= 1.1.5-12.1
  • lxc-debugsource >= 1.1.5-12.1
  • lxc-devel >= 1.1.5-12.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-464
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • lxc >= 1.1.5-15.3.1
  • lxc-debuginfo >= 1.1.5-15.3.1
  • lxc-debugsource >= 1.1.5-15.3.1
  • lxc-devel >= 1.1.5-15.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-463


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 lxc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 lxc Not affected