Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title Docker vulnerabilities
Name USN-4048-1 First vendor Publication 2019-07-08
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-07-08
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Docker could be made to overwrite files as the administrator.

Software Description: - docker.io: Linux container runtime


Aleksa Sarai discovered that Docker was vulnerable to a directory traversal attack. An attacker could use this vulnerability to read and write arbitrary files on the host filesystem as root.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
docker.io 18.09.7-0ubuntu1~19.04.4

Ubuntu 18.10:
docker.io 18.09.7-0ubuntu1~18.10.3

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
docker.io 18.09.7-0ubuntu1~18.04.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
docker.io 18.09.7-0ubuntu1~16.04.4

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

CVE-2018-15664, CVE-2019-5736

Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4048-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
50 % CWE-362 Race Condition
50 % CWE-78 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 15
Application 1
Application 378
Application 1
Application 1
Application 29
Application 6
Application 4
Application 1
Application 1
Application 2
Application 1
Application 4
Os 4
Os 1
Os 2
Os 3
Os 1
Os 1

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2019-03-19 Multiple products runc arbitrary code execution attempt
RuleID : 49195 - Revision : 2 - Type : SERVER-OTHER

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Date Informations
2019-07-08 21:18:50
  • First insertion