CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 7, 2024
Updated: Mar 8, 2024
CWE ID 501


CVE-2024-1725 is a vulnerability found in the kubevirt-csi component of OpenShift Virtualization's Hosted Control Plane (HCP). It allows an authenticated attacker to gain access to the root HCP worker node's volume by creating a custom Persistent Volume that matches the name of a worker node. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 8.1 according to Red Hat. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating that it is relatively easy for an attacker to exploit. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability includes unauthorized access to sensitive data and potential compromise of the entire HCP infrastructure. It is recommended to apply appropriate security patches or updates provided by OpenShift Virtualization to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate the risk it poses to organizations using HCP.

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