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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Docker Vendors:   Docker
Docker Container Ambient Capability Configuration Error Lets Applications Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037203
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-8867   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 4 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Modification of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.12.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Docker Engine. An application user can gain elevated privileges.

A specially crafted application can exploit an ambient capabilities configuration policy flaw to access access files within the container filesystem.

Impact:   An application can gain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Engine 1.12.3).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Configuration error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.

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