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CVE-2018-1197: GCP Metadata Endpoint Accessible from Application Containers on Windows

By: | February 22, 2018

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CVE-2018-1197: GCP Metadata Endpoint Accessible from Application Containers on Windows

Severity

High

Vendor

Cloud Foundry Foundation

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

  • Windows Stemcells
    • All versions prior to 1200.14

Description

Apps running inside containers in Windows on Google Cloud Platform are able to access the metadata endpoint. A malicious developer could use this access to gain privileged credentials.

Mitigation

Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigations or upgrades:

  • Releases that have fixed this issue include:
    • Windows Stemcells: 1200.14

Credit

This issue was responsibly reported by the BOSH Windows Team.

History

2018-02-22: Initial vulnerability report published.

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