Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Extras update for podman



Published: 2020-04-01
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1702
CVE-2019-18466
CWE-ID CWE-400
CWE-61
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Subscribe
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

podman (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU26514

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1702

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Resource exhaustion

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application reads the entire image manifest file into memory. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack by supplying a huge manifest file.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7

podman (Red Hat package): before 1.6.4-16.el7_8


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1227

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) UNIX symbolic link following

EUVDB-ID: #VU26515

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-18466

CWE-ID: CWE-61 - UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a symlink following issue in libpod (podman) in the host context during a copy operation from the container to the host, because an undesired glob operation occurs. An attacker could create a container image containing particular symlinks that, when copied by a victim user to the host filesystem, may overwrite existing files with others from the host.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in privilege escalation on the host operating system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7

podman (Red Hat package): before 1.6.4-16.el7_8


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1227

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



###SIDEBAR###