Docker Update Fixes Pair of Critical Security Flaws

The open-source Docker container virtualization technology has emerged as one of the hottest and most hyped technologies of the year. Docker, however, isn’t immune from security vulnerabilities, as a pair of recent updates illustrate.

On Nov. 24, the Docker open-source project released version 1.3.2, fixing a pair of critical security vulnerabilities. One of the issues, identified as CVE-2014-6407, is a host privilege escalation flaw.