containerd is an industry-standard container runtime. containerd manages the entire lifecycle of containers on its host. containerd provides a simple and stable runtime for your containers. This topic describes the release notes for containerd.

Background information

For more information about the comparison between containerd and other runtimes, see Comparison of Docker, containerd, and Sandboxed-Container.

March 2022

Version Release date Description Impact
1.5.10 2022-03-22
  • The following Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) vulnerabilities are patched:
  • runC is updated to 1.0.3. The issue that a node enters the NotReady state when a process ID (PID) is leaked and the runC pipe is blocked is fixed.
No impact on workloads
Version Release date Description Impact
1.4.8 2021-08-03
  • The following issue is fixed: Sandbox creation times out due to system overloading, which further causes an IP leak.
  • The CVE-2021-32760 vulnerability is patched.
No impact on workloads

June 2021

Version Release date Description Impact
1.4.6 2021-06-03 The CVE-2021-30465 vulnerability is patched. No impact on workloads

March 2021

Version Release date Description Impact
1.4.4 2021-03-16 containerd can be selected as the container runtime when you create a Kubernetes cluster.
Note The containerd runtime is in public preview.
No impact on workloads