Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.3 update for openshift-clients

Published: 2020-03-27
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-8945
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
openshift-clients (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU25501

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8945

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error, as demonstrated by use for container image pulls by Docker or CRI-O. A remote attacker can crash the target system, or cause potential code execution for Go applications that use this library under certain conditions during GPG signature verification.


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Vulnerable software versions

openshift-clients (Red Hat package): 4.3.5-202002280657.git.1.55a9334.el7 - 4.3.5-202002280657.git.1.55a9334.el8

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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