Linuxcontainers Cgmanager 0.32 access control

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Linuxcontainers Cgmanager 0.32 (Virtualization Software). This affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

cmanager 0.32 does not properly enforce nesting when modifying cgroup properties, which allows local users to set cgroup values for all cgroups via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was released 01/07/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2014-1425 since 01/13/2014. The exploitability is told to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 80392 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : cgmanager vulnerability (USN-2451-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (80392).






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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 80392
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : cgmanager vulnerability (USN-2451-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 841810
OpenVAS Name: Ubuntu Update for cgmanager USN-2451-1
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Advisory: USN-2451-1
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-1425 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 48086 - cmanager 0.32 Local Security Bypass via Unspecified Vectors, Low
SecurityFocus: 71896 - CGManager CVE-2014-1425 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability


Created: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 04/10/2022 03:31 PM
Changes: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM (59), 06/18/2017 09:08 AM (7), 04/10/2022 03:26 PM (3), 04/10/2022 03:31 PM (1)
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