CentOS 8 : container-tools:rhel8 (CESA-2020:1650)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145798


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:1650 advisory.

- runc: volume mount race condition with shared mounts leads to information leak/integrity manipulation (CVE-2019-19921)

- containers/image: Container images read entire image manifest into memory (CVE-2020-1702)

- podman: incorrectly allows existing files in volumes to be overwritten by a container when it is created (CVE-2020-1726)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145798

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2020-1650.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/1/2021

Updated: 2/8/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1726


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19921

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:container-selinux, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:containernetworking-plugins, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:crit, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:criu, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:fuse-overlayfs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:podman, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:podman-docker, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:podman-remote, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:podman-tests, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-podman-api, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-criu, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:runc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:slirp4netns, cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:buildah, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:buildah-tests, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:cockpit-podman, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:conmon, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:toolbox, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:udica

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/28/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19921, CVE-2020-1702, CVE-2020-1726

RHSA: 2020:1650