Vulnerability CVE-2018-6556


Published: 2018-08-10

Description:
lxc-user-nic when asked to delete a network interface will unconditionally open a user provided path. This code path may be used by an unprivileged user to check for the existence of a path which they wouldn't otherwise be able to reach. It may also be used to trigger side effects by causing a (read-only) open of special kernel files (ptmx, proc, sys). Affected releases are LXC: 2.0 versions above and including 2.0.9; 3.0 versions above and including 3.0.0, prior to 3.0.2.

Type:

CWE-417

(Channel and Path Errors)

Vendor: Linuxcontainers
Product: LXC 
Version:
3.0.1
3.0.0
2.0.9
2.0.8
2.0.7
2.0.6
2.0.5
2.0.4
2.0.3
2.0.2
2.0.1
2.0.0
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version: 18.04;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None

 References:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxc/+bug/1783591
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=988348
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201808-02
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3730-1

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