Kubernetes up to 1.1-1.14/1.15.9/1.16.6/1.17.2 kube-apiserver denial of service
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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Kubernetes up to 1.1-1.14/1.15.9/1.16.6/1.17.2 (Virtualization Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component kube-apiserver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:
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.
The weakness was disclosed 04/01/2020. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-11254 since 04/17/2019. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1499.
Upgrading to version 1.15.10, 1.16.7 or 1.17.3 eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1
VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
NVD Base Score: 6.5
NVD Vector: 🔒
VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
ExploitingClass: Denial of service
Status: Not defined
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Threat IntelligenceThreat: 🔍
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: Kubernetes 1.15.10/1.16.7/1.17.3
Timeline04/17/2019 CVE assigned
04/01/2020 +350 days Advisory disclosed
04/02/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/06/2020 +187 days VulDB last update
SourcesStatus: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2019-11254 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 04/02/2020 12:56 PM
Updated: 10/06/2020 06:50 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_confirm_url
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