Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5002-1 containerd -- security update

Date Reported:
06 Nov 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-41103.
More information:

A flaw was discovered in containerd, an open and reliable container runtime. Insufficiently restricted permissions on container root and plugin directories could result in privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.5~ds1-2+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your containerd packages.

For the detailed security status of containerd please refer to its security tracker page at: