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, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-442-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lxc (PTS)buster1:3.1.0+really3.0.3-8fixed
buster (security)1:3.1.0+really3.0.3-8+deb10u1fixed
bullseye1:4.0.6-2+deb11u2fixed
bookworm1:5.0.2-1+deb12u2fixed
sid, trixie1:5.0.3-2fixed

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)

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems