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CVE-2022-46167 Detail

Current Description

Capsule is a multi-tenancy and policy-based framework for Kubernetes. Prior to version 0.1.3, a ServiceAccount deployed in a Tenant Namespace, when granted with `PATCH` capabilities on its own Namespace, is able to edit it and remove the Owner Reference, breaking the reconciliation of the Capsule Operator and removing all the enforcement like Pod Security annotations, Network Policies, Limit Range and Resource Quota items. An attacker could detach the Namespace from a Tenant that is forbidding starting privileged Pods using the Pod Security labels by removing the OwnerReference, removing the enforcement labels, and being able to start privileged containers that would be able to start a generic Kubernetes privilege escalation. Patches have been released for version 0.1.3. No known workarounds are available.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/clastix/capsule/commit/1df430e71be8c4778c82eca3459978ad7d0b4b7b Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/clastix/capsule/commit/75525ac19254b0c5111e34d7985e2be7bc8b1ac1 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/clastix/capsule/releases/tag/v0.1.3 Patch  Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/clastix/capsule/security/advisories/GHSA-x45c-cvp8-q4fm Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-46167
NVD Published Date:
12/02/2022
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.