RunC Flaw Lets Attackers Escape Linux Containers to Gain Root on Hosts

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) A serious security vulnerability has been discovered in the core runC container code that affects several open-source container management systems, potentially allowing attackers to escape Linux container and obtain unauthorized, root-level access to the host operating system.

The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2019-5736, was discovered by open source security researchers Adam Iwaniuk and

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