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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2110

Original release date: 05/01/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Virtual Private Server (Vserver) 2.0.x before 2.0.2-rc18 and 2.1.x before 2.1.1-rc18 provides certain context capabilities (ccaps) that allow local guest users to perform operations that were only intended to be allowed by the guest-root.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product releases: Virtual Private Server, Vserver, 2.0.2-rc18 Virtual Private Server, Vserver, 2.1.1-rc18

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1060
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Vserver] 20060428 [SECURITY] ccaps not limited to root inside a guest
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 17842
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://dev.croup.de/proj/gentoo-vps/browser/vserver-sources/2.0.1-r4/4915_vs2.0.1-vxcapable-fix.patch
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1661
External Source: XF
Name: linux-vserver-ccaps-privilege-escalation(26285)

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