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CVE-2016-10124 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Linux Containers (LXC) before 2016-02-22. When executing a program via lxc-attach, the nonpriv session can escape to the parent session by using the TIOCSTI ioctl to push characters into the terminal's input buffer, allowing an attacker to escape the container.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.6 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/15/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/03/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95404
https://github.com/lxc/lxc/commit/e986ea3dfa4a2957f71ae9bfaed406dd6e1ffff6 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-09

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:linuxcontainers:lxc::rc1
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Up to (including)
2.0.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10124
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/12/2017