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    Ubuntu 4589-1: containerd vulnerability

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    containerd could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4589-1
    October 15, 2020
    
    containerd vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    containerd could be made to expose sensitive information over the
    network.
    
    Software Description:
    - containerd: daemon to control containers
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that containerd could be made to expose sensitive
    information when processing URLs in container image manifests. A
    remote attacker could use this to trick the user and obtain the
    user's registry credentials.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      containerd                      1.2.6-0ubuntu1~16.04.4
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart containerd to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4589-1
      CVE-2020-15157
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/containerd/1.2.6-0ubuntu1~16.04.4
    

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