Ubuntu Update for docker.io USN-4103-2

Published: 2019-08-20 02:00:47
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'docker.io' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4103-2 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Jasiel Spelman discovered that a double free existed in the docker-credential- helpers dependency of Docker. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Original advisory details: Jasiel Spelman discovered that a double free existed in docker-credential- helpers. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Affected Versions:
'docker.io' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-1020014

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-August/005076.html

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Severity
Low
CVSS Score
2.1

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