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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


A Improper Privilege Management vulnerability in SUSE Rancher, allows users with access to the escalate verb on PRTBs to escalate permissions for any -promoted resource in any cluster. This issue affects SUSE Rancher Rancher versions 2.5.x prior to 2.5.17, and 2.6.x prior to 2.6.10.

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CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published