2021-37841 | Docker Desktop access control
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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Docker Desktop up to 3.5.x (Virtualization Software). This vulnerability affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Docker Desktop before 3.6.0 suffers from incorrect access control. If a low-privileged account is able to access the server running the Windows containers, it can lead to a full container compromise in both process isolation and Hyper-V isolation modes. This security issue leads an attacker with low privilege to read, write and possibly even execute code inside the containers.
The weakness was disclosed 08/13/2021. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-37841 since 08/02/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. Access to the local network is required for this attack to succeed. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
Upgrading to version 3.6.0 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: Desktop 3.6.0
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