Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 update for the container-tools:rhel8 module



Published: 2022-11-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-2989
CVE-2022-2990
CWE-ID CWE-863
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

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 for x86_64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Incorrect authorization

EUVDB-ID: #VU69290

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-2989

CWE-ID: CWE-863 - Incorrect Authorization

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect handling of the supplementary groups in the Podman container engine. A local user with direct access to the affected container where supplementary groups are used can set access permissions and execute a binary code in that container.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7822

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Incorrect authorization

EUVDB-ID: #VU69291

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-2990

CWE-ID: CWE-863 - Incorrect Authorization

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect handling of the supplementary groups in the Buildah container engine. A local user with direct access to the affected container where supplementary groups are used can set access permissions and execute a binary code in that container.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7822

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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