Descriptionrunc before 1.0.0-rc95 allows a Container Filesystem Breakout via Directory Traversal. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker must be able to create multiple containers with a fairly specific mount configuration. The problem occurs via a symlink-exchange attack that relies on a race condition.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs988768

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
runc (PTS)stretch0.1.1+dfsg1-2+deb9u1vulnerable
stretch (security)0.1.1+dfsg1-2+deb9u3vulnerable
bookworm, sid1.0.3+ds1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - runc <no-dsa> (Intrusive to backport fix)
Initial patch in -4, but revised patch was applied only in -5

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