CVE-2016-3697

NameCVE-2016-3697
Descriptionlibcontainer/user/user.go in runC before 0.1.0, as used in Docker before 1.11.2, improperly treats a numeric UID as a potential username, which allows local users to gain privileges via a numeric username in the password file in a container.
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)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
docker.io (PTS)bullseye, buster18.09.1+dfsg1-7.1fixed
sid18.09.1+dfsg1-8fixed
runc (PTS)stretch0.1.1+dfsg1-2+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.0.0~rc6+dfsg1-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
docker.iosource(unstable)(not affected)
runcsource(unstable)0.1.0+dfsg-1low

Notes

- docker.io <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Affected file not present, but docker.io probably needs to be rebuild with fixed runc
https://github.com/opencontainers/runc/commit/69af385de62ea68e2e608335cffbb0f4aa3db091 (runc, v0.1.0)
https://github.com/docker/docker/commit/da38ac6c79fe902ed0687afc73d731c95c6d491a (docker)

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