#VU61600 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Published: 2022-03-24

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61600

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24769

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
containerd
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: containerd

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to containers are incorrectly started with non-empty inheritable Linux process capabilities, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

containerd: 1.5.0 - 1.5.10


CPE

External links
http://github.com/containerd/containerd/security/advisories/GHSA-c9cp-9c75-9v8c


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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