Security update for podman

SUSE Security Update: Security update for podman
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2704-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1097970
Cross-References: CVE-2018-10856
Affected Products:
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for podman to version 0.8.5 fixes the following issues:
This security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2018-10856: podman did not drop capabilities when executing a container as a non-root user. This resulted in unnecessary privileges being granted to the container (bsc#1097970).

For additional non-security changes please refer to the changelog.

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):
    • podman-0.8.5-3.3.1