CVE-2019-1002100

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2019-02-28
CWE:
CWE-20->CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1683190: CVE-2019-1002100 kube-apiserver: DoS with crafted patch of type json-patch
A denial of service vulnerability was found in the Kubernetes API server. A remote user, with authorization to apply patches, could exploit this via crafted JSON input, causing excessive consumption of resources and subsequent denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2019-1002100 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the Kubernetes API Server, shipped in OpenShift Container Platform versions 3.4 through 3.11 as part of the atomic-openshift package. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having a security impact of Moderate. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 (atomic-openshift) RHSA-2019:1851 2019-07-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.1 atomic-openshift Not affected
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.9 atomic-openshift Affected
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.7 atomic-openshift Out of support scope
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.6 atomic-openshift Out of support scope
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.5 atomic-openshift Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 atomic-openshift Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.10 atomic-openshift Affected
Red Hat Gluster Storage 3 heketi Affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Carl Henrik Lunde for reporting this issue.

Mitigation

Remove ‘patch’ permissions from untrusted users.

External References

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