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CVE-2015-1344 Detail

Current Description

The do_write_pids function in lxcfs.c in LXCFS before 0.12 does not properly check permissions, which allows local users to gain privileges by writing a pid to the tasks file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2813-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxcfs/+bug/1512854
https://github.com/lxc/lxcfs/commit/8ee2a503e102b1a43ec4d83113dc275ab20a869a

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:canonical:lxcfs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.11


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1344
NVD Published Date:
12/07/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/08/2015