CVE-2019-11254 Detail

Current Description

The Kubernetes API Server component in versions 1.1-1.14, and versions prior to 1.15.10, 1.16.7 and 1.17.3 allows an authorized user who sends malicious YAML payloads to cause the kube-apiserver to consume excessive CPU cycles while parsing YAML.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Kubernetes
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/issues/89535 Third Party Advisory 
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/kubernetes-announce/ALL9s73E5ck/4yHe8J-PBAAJ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200413-0003/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-1050 Excessive Platform Resource Consumption within a Loop Reference acceptance level Kubernetes  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11254
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/13/2020
Source:
MITRE