Bug 1111687 (CVE-2014-3499)

Summary: CVE-2014-3499 docker: systemd socket activation results in privilege escalation
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jon Stanley <jonstanley>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: high    
Version: unspecifiedCC: admiller, alexl, dwalsh, golang-updates, hushan.jia, jkeck, jon.stanley, jrusnack, lsm5, lsm5, mattdm, mgoldman, mjenner, security-response-team, sghosh, sparks, s, tjay, vbatts
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Hardware: Unspecified   
OS: Unspecified   
Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20140701,reported=20140620,source=researcher,cvss2=7.2/AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C,fedora-all/docker-io=affected,epel-6/docker-io=notaffected,rhel-7/docker=affected,epel-7/docker-io=affected,cwe=CWE-732->CWE-266
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Last Closed: 2014-07-01 04:42:20 UTC Type: Bug
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Bug Depends On: 1111760, 1111769, 1114810, 1114811, 1114816    
Bug Blocks: 1111739    

Comment 30 Trevor Jay 2014-07-01 02:40:56 UTC
It was found that the socket used to manage the Docker service was world readable and writable. A local user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root.

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Jon Stanley for reporting this issue.

Comment 31 Trevor Jay 2014-07-01 02:44:49 UTC
This flaw also affects all Fedora 19 and 20 docker-io packages up to and including 1.0.0-4.

Comment 33 errata-xmlrpc 2014-07-01 04:05:06 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  RHEL Extras for RHEL-7

Via RHSA-2014:0820 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0820.html

Comment 34 Trevor Jay 2014-07-01 04:40:24 UTC
Created docker-io tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1114810]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1114811]

Comment 35 Trevor Jay 2014-07-01 05:41:02 UTC
Created docker-io tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1114816]