The docker-distribution package provides the tool set to support the Docker Registry version 2.
It was found that docker-distribution did not properly restrict memory allocation size for a registry instance through the manifest endpoint. An attacker could send a specially crafted request that would exhaust the memory of the docker-distribution service. (CVE-2017-11468)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7 x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian 7 ppc64le
An attacker could send a specially crafted request that would exhaust the memory of the docker-distribution service.
Upgrade to the latest packages which contain a patch. Refer to Applying Package Updates to RHEL system for details.
Refer to Red Hat security advisory RHSA-2017:2603 to address this issue and obtain more information.
Following are links for downloading patches to fix the vulnerabilities: