ALAS-2021-1499


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2021-1499
Advisory Release Date: 2021-05-14 16:52 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2021-05-19 17:34 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2021-30465 

Issue Overview:

The runc package is vulnerable to a symlink exchange attack whereby an attacker can request a seemingly innocuous container configuration that results in the host filesystem being bind-mounted into the container. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as to system availability. (CVE-2021-30465 )


Affected Packages:

runc


Issue Correction:
Run yum update runc to update your system.

New Packages:
src:
    runc-1.0.0-0.3.20210225.git12644e6.4.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    runc-1.0.0-0.3.20210225.git12644e6.4.amzn1.x86_64
    runc-debuginfo-1.0.0-0.3.20210225.git12644e6.4.amzn1.x86_64