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New Kubernetes privileged pod created

kubernetes

Classification:

attack

Tactic:

Set up the kubernetes integration.

Goal

Detect when a privileged pod is created. Privileged pods remove container isolation which allows privileged actions on the host.

Strategy

This rule monitors when a pod (@objectRef.resource:pods) is created (@http.method:create) and the privileged security context (@requestObject.spec.containers.securityContext.privileged) is true.

Triage & Response

  1. Determine if the pod should be privileged.