lxc-attach in LXC before 1.0.9 and 2.x before 2.0.6 allows an attacker inside of an unprivileged container to use an inherited file descriptor, of the host's /proc, to access the rest of the host's filesystem via the openat() family of syscalls.
Published 2017-05-01 06:59:00
Updated 2018-10-26 13:53:09
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-8649

0.36%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 69 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-8649

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST
9.1
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.3
6.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-8649

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-8649

Products affected by CVE-2016-8649

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