Privilege Escalation Affecting github.com/sylabs/singularity/internal/pkg/runtime/engines/singularity package, versions >=3.1.0 <3.2.0
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4 Jul 2019
14 May 2019
How to fix?
github.com/sylabs/singularity/internal/pkg/runtime/engines/singularity to version 3.2.0 or higher.
github.com/sylabs/singularity/internal/pkg/runtime/engines/singularity is an an open source container platform designed to be simple, fast, and secure.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. An attacker with local or network access to the host system (e.g. ssh) may be allowed to edit files within
/run/singularity/instances/sing/<user>/<instance>. This is due to insecure permissions handling.