Improper Privilege Management Affecting github.com/containerd/containerd/pkg/process Open this link in a new tab package, versions <1.3.0-beta.0


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMCONTAINERDCONTAINERDPKGPROCESS-536210

  • published

    28 Nov 2019

  • disclosed

    26 Nov 2018

  • credit

    Unknown

Introduced: 26 Nov 2018

CWE-269 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade github.com/containerd/containerd/pkg/process to version 1.3.0-beta.0 or higher.

Overview

github.com/containerd/containerd/pkg/process is an open and reliable container runtime.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Privilege Management. Due to the usage of unix.Kill to kill a exec process, the pid in execProcess does not get deleted after a exec process has been stopped. Under certain conditions, it might be possible to for unprivileged process reuse generated pid and gain access to its privileges.