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CVE-2019-15789 Detail

Current Description

Privilege escalation vulnerability in MicroK8s allows a low privilege user with local access to obtain root access to the host by provisioning a privileged container. Fixed in MicroK8s 1.15.3.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Canonical Ltd.
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://discuss.kubernetes.io/t/explicit-use-of-sudo-in-microk8s-cli/7605 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/ubuntu/microk8s/pull/590 Third Party Advisory
https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2019/CVE-2019-15789.html Vendor Advisory
https://pulsesecurity.co.nz/advisories/microk8s-privilege-escalation Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST   Canonical Ltd.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:canonical:microk8s:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
1.15.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15789
NVD Published Date:
04/07/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/09/2020