[USN-2813-1] LXCFS vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Nov 17 18:32:21 UTC 2015
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2813-1
November 17, 2015
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 15.10
- Ubuntu 15.04
Several security issues were fixed in LXCFS.
- lxcfs: FUSE based filesystem for LXC
It was discovered that LXCFS incorrectly enforced directory escapes. A
local attacker could use this issue to possibly escalate privileges.
It was discovered that LXCFS incorrectly checked certain permissions. A
local attacker could use this issue t possibly escalate privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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