CVE-2023-5528

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.2 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 14, 2023
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 20

Summary

CVE-2023-5528 is a security vulnerability discovered in Kubernetes, affecting clusters that use an in-tree storage plugin for Windows nodes. It allows a user with the ability to create pods and persistent volumes on Windows nodes to escalate to admin privileges on those nodes. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 7.2 and an impact score of 5.9. It has a low attack complexity and requires high privileges to exploit. The exploitability score is 1.2, indicating it is relatively easy to exploit. The attack vector is through the network, and the vulnerability poses a high risk to confidentiality and integrity. No user interaction is required for exploitation, and the availability impact is also high. The vector string for this vulnerability is CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H.

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