Security update for runc

SUSE Security Update: Security update for runc
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0337-1
Rating: important
References: #1121967
Affected Products:
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for runc fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-5736: Effectively copying /proc/self/exe during re-exec to avoid write attacks to the host runc binary, which could lead to a container breakout (bsc#1121967)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • runc-1.0.0~rc5-3.6.1
    • runc-debuginfo-1.0.0~rc5-3.6.1
    • runc-debugsource-1.0.0~rc5-3.6.1