RBAC rule "get *" or "get pods/exec" allows exec into Pods in the Web Terminal

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When the following rule is applied to a Role, it is possible to exec into Pods, why is that?

      - verbs:
          - get
          - list
          - watch
          - '*'
          - '*'
  • Users can exec into pods with the WebSocket endpoint even without pods/exec create privileges.


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP) 4.11

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