CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 16, 2023
Updated: Jul 1, 2023
CWE ID 1287


CVE-2023-2431 is a security vulnerability in Kubelet that allows pods to bypass seccomp profile enforcement. Pods using localhost type for seccomp profile but with an empty profile field are affected. This vulnerability enables the pod to run in unconfined (seccomp disabled) mode. The affected products include several versions of Kubelet, and the danger it poses to an organization is rated as low to medium severity by different sources. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Kubelet instances to a patched version that addresses the issue.

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