CVE-2015-2925 Detail

Current Description

The prepend_path function in fs/dcache.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2.4 does not properly handle rename actions inside a bind mount, which allows local users to bypass an intended container protection mechanism by renaming a directory, related to a "double-chroot attack."


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=397d425dc26da728396e66d392d5dcb8dac30c37
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cde93be45a8a90d8c264c776fab63487b5038a65 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00017.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00020.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00034.html
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.containers/29173
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.containers/29177
http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/kernel.git/commit/?h=f22&id=520b64102de2f184036024b2a53de2b67463bd78
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2636.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0068.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3364
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3372
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.2.4 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/04/4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73926
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2792-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2794-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2795-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2798-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2799-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1209367
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1209373
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/397d425dc26da728396e66d392d5dcb8dac30c37 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cde93be45a8a90d8c264c776fab63487b5038a65 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2925
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE