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A Podman security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS.



[USN-6295-1] Podman vulnerability


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6295-1
August 16, 2023

libpod vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Summary:

Podman could be made to expose sensitive information or
execute binary code.

Software Description:
- libpod: engine to run OCI-based containers in Pods

Details:

It was discovered that Podman incorrectly handled certain supplementary groups.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information
or execute binary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
podman 3.4.4+ds1-1ubuntu1.22.04.2
podman-docker 3.4.4+ds1-1ubuntu1.22.04.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6295-1
CVE-2022-2989

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libpod/3.4.4+ds1-1ubuntu1.22.04.2