OpenShift Container Platform 4.12 update for containerd

Published: 2023-08-24
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-25173
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Privilege Management

EUVDB-ID: #VU72320

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-25173


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management where supplementary groups are not set up properly inside a container. A local user can use supplementary group access to bypass primary group restrictions and compromise the container.


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Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform: 4.12.0 - 4.12.29

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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