Posts Tagged ‘escalation’

DC/OS Marathon UI Docker Privilege Escalation

Utilizing the DCOS Cluster’s Marathon UI, an attacker can create a docker container with the ‘/’ path mounted with read/write permissions on the host server that is running the docker container. As the docker container executes command as uid 0 it is honored by the host operating system allowing the attacker to edit/create files owed […]

VMWare Workstation On Linux Privilege Escalation

This vulnerability permits an unprivileged user on a Linux machine on which VMWare Workstation is installed to gain root privileges. The issue is that, for VMs with audio, the privileged VM host process loads libasound, which parses ALSA configuration files, including one at ~/.asoundrc. libasound is not designed to run in a setuid context and […]