CVSS 3.1 Score 8.7 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 31, 2024
Updated: Feb 9, 2024
CWE ID 362


CVE-2024-23651 is a vulnerability in BuildKit, a toolkit for converting source code to build artifacts. The vulnerability occurs when two malicious build steps running in parallel share the same cache mounts with subpaths, causing a race condition. This race condition can lead to files from the host system being accessible to the build container. The vulnerability has been fixed in version 0.12.5 of BuildKit. To mitigate the risk, users are advised to avoid using BuildKit frontend from untrusted sources or building an untrusted Dockerfile containing cache mounts with specific options (--mount=type=cache,source=...). This vulnerability has a high severity rating and poses a potential danger to organizations as it can result in unauthorized access to sensitive files and data.

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