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Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6938-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6938-01
Posted Nov 15, 2023
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6938-01 - An update for the container-tools:4.0 module is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Issues addressed include bypass, cross site scripting, and denial of service vulnerabilities.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability, xss
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2022-3064
SHA-256 | 6dd221d2d0d89c6199275d0958176ad2564a013513dd89a6dc5c142522c70880

Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6938-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: container-tools:4.0 security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:6938-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:6938
Issue date: 2023-11-14
Revision: 01
CVE Names: CVE-2022-3064


An update for the container-tools:4.0 module is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.


The container-tools module contains tools for working with containers, notably podman, buildah, skopeo, and runc.

Security Fix(es):

* go-yaml: Improve heuristics preventing CPU/memory abuse by parsing malicious or large YAML documents (CVE-2022-3064)

* golang: html/template: improper handling of JavaScript whitespace (CVE-2023-24540)

* net/http, golang.org/x/net/http2: avoid quadratic complexity in HPACK decoding (CVE-2022-41723)

* golang: crypto/tls: large handshake records may cause panics (CVE-2022-41724)

* golang: net/http, mime/multipart: denial of service from excessive resource consumption (CVE-2022-41725)

* golang.org/x/net/html: Cross site scripting (CVE-2023-3978)

* golang: net/http, net/textproto: denial of service from excessive memory allocation (CVE-2023-24534)

* golang: net/http, net/textproto, mime/multipart: denial of service from excessive resource consumption (CVE-2023-24536)

* golang: go/parser: Infinite loop in parsing (CVE-2023-24537)

* golang: html/template: backticks not treated as string delimiters (CVE-2023-24538)

* golang: html/template: improper sanitization of CSS values (CVE-2023-24539)

* runc: Rootless runc makes `/sys/fs/cgroup` writable (CVE-2023-25809)

* runc: volume mount race condition (regression of CVE-2019-19921) (CVE-2023-27561)

* runc: AppArmor can be bypassed when `/proc` inside the container is symlinked with a specific mount configuration (CVE-2023-28642)

* golang: html/template: improper handling of empty HTML attributes (CVE-2023-29400)

* golang: net/http: insufficient sanitization of Host header (CVE-2023-29406)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.9 Release Notes linked from the References section.







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