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CVE-2020-8551 Detail

Current Description

The Kubelet component in versions 1.15.0-1.15.9, 1.16.0-1.16.6, and 1.17.0-1.17.2 has been found to be vulnerable to a denial of service attack via the kubelet API, including the unauthenticated HTTP read-only API typically served on port 10255, and the authenticated HTTPS API typically served on port 10250.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Kubernetes
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/issues/89377 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/kubernetes-security-announce/2UOlsba2g0s Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling NIST  
CWE-789 Uncontrolled Memory Allocation Kubernetes  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:kubernetes:kubernetes:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.15.0
Up to (including)
1.15.9
 cpe:2.3:a:kubernetes:kubernetes:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.16.0
Up to (including)
1.16.6
 cpe:2.3:a:kubernetes:kubernetes:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
1.17.0
Up to (including)
1.17.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-8551
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/01/2020