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Use of Incorrectly-Resolved Name or Reference


Severity High
Score 7/10


runc 1.0.0 through 1.1.4 has Incorrect Access Control leading to Escalation of Privileges, related to "libcontainer/rootfs_linux.go". To exploit this, an attacker must be able to spawn two containers with custom volume-mount configurations, and be able to run custom images. NOTE: this issue exists because of a CVE-2019-19921 regression. This issue has same fix as CVE-2023-28642.

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CWE-706 - Use of Incorrectly-Resolved Name or Reference

The software uses a name or reference to access a resource, but the name/reference resolves to a resource that is outside of the intended control sphere.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published