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Bug 1927428 - snapd: Access restriction could be bypassed by container management snaps
Summary: snapd: Access restriction could be bypassed by container management snaps
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1927431 1927432
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-02-10 17:25 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-02-10 22:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-02-10 22:09:58 UTC
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-02-10 17:25:46 UTC
Snapd did not correctly specify cgroup delegation when generating systemd service units for various container management snaps. This could allow a local attacker to escalate privileges via access to arbitrary devices of the container host from within a compromised or malicious container.

References:

https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/161359/USN-4728-1.txt

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2021-02-10 17:27:38 UTC
Created snapd tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1927432]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1927431]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-02-10 22:09:58 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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