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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2019:0170-1: important: Security update for runc
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for runc

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2019:0170-1
Rating: important
References: #1095817 #1118897 #1118898 #1118899 #1121967

Cross-References: CVE-2018-16873 CVE-2018-16874 CVE-2018-16875
Affected Products:
openSUSE Backports SLE-15

An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.


This update for runc fixes the following issues:

Security vulnerabilities addressed:

- 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)
- CVE-2018-16873: Fix a remote command execution during "go get -u"
- CVE-2018-16874: Fix a directory traversal in "go get" via curly braces
in import paths (boo#1118898)
- CVE-2018-16875: Fix a CPU denial of service issue (boo#1118899)

Other changes and bug fixes:

- Update go requirements to >= go1.10
- Create a symlink in /usr/bin/runc to enable rootless Podman and Buildah.
- Make use of %license macro
- Remove 'go test' from %check section, as it has only ever caused us
problems and hasn't (as far as I remember) ever caught a
release-blocking issue. Smoke testing has been far more useful.
- Upgrade to runc v1.0.0~rc6. Upstream changelog is available from

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-170=1

Package List:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


- openSUSE Backports SLE-15 (noarch):



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