CVE-2013-6441

NameCVE-2013-6441
DescriptionThe lxc-sshd template (templates/lxc-sshd.in) in LXC before 1.0.0.beta2 uses read-write permissions when mounting /sbin/init, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the init file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-442-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lxc (PTS)stretch1:2.0.7-2+deb9u2fixed
buster1:3.1.0+really3.0.3-8fixed
bullseye1:4.0.6-2fixed
bookworm, sid1:4.0.10-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lxcsourcesqueeze0.7.2-1+deb6u1DLA-442-1
lxcsource(unstable)1.0.0-1unimportant

Notes

getting root on host, if not using unprivileged containers or
restricting the containers with apparmor or selinux.
CVE is kept as no official documentation explicitly document this fact
https://github.com/lxc/lxc/commit/f4d5cc8e1f39d132b61e110674528cac727ae0e2 (lxc-1.0.0.beta2)

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