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1738368: CVE-2019-11248 kubernetes: /debug/pprof endpoint exposed on kubelet's healthz port

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Find out more about CVE-2019-11248 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


OpenShift Container Platform 3 is not vulnerable to this flaw as the kubelet healthz server is disabled by default. OpenShift Container Platform 4 enables the /debug/pprof endpoint on the kubelet healthz server to local traffic only.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.1 openshift Affected
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.9 atomic-openshift Not affected
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 atomic-openshift Not affected
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.10 atomic-openshift Not affected
Red Hat Gluster Storage 3 heketi Not 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.

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