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 Severity: High
    Title: Apptainer: Privilege Escalation
     Date: November 25, 2023
     Bugs: #905091
       ID: 202311-13

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Synopsis
========

A privilege escalation vulnerability has been discoverd in Apptainer.

Background
==========

Apptainer is the container system for secure high-performance computing.

Affected packages
=================

Package                   Vulnerable    Unaffected
------------------------  ------------  ------------
app-containers/apptainer  < 1.1.8       >= 1.1.8

Description
===========

A vulnerability has been discovered in Apptainer. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
======

There is an ext4 use-after-free flaw that is exploitable in vulnerable
versions.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Apptainer users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-containers/apptainer-1.1.8"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2023-30549
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-30549

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202311-13

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2023 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-202311-13: Apptainer: Privilege Escalation

A privilege escalation vulnerability has been discoverd in Apptainer.

Summary

A vulnerability has been discovered in Apptainer. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Resolution

All Apptainer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-containers/apptainer-1.1.8"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2023-30549 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-30549

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202311-13

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: High
Title: Apptainer: Privilege Escalation
Date: November 25, 2023
Bugs: #905091
ID: 202311-13

Synopsis

A privilege escalation vulnerability has been discoverd in Apptainer.

Background

Apptainer is the container system for secure high-performance computing.

Affected Packages

Package Vulnerable Unaffected ------------------------ ------------ ------------ app-containers/apptainer < 1.1.8 >= 1.1.8

Impact

There is an ext4 use-after-free flaw that is exploitable in vulnerable versions.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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