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Mounted Docker Socket

container-security-container-host-security-breakouts | Level: Easy  | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab

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To enable services running inside the container to communicate with Docker daemon, it's a very common practice to mount the Docker UNIX socket inside the container. However, if such compromised of such container can then lead to the compromise of the underlying host machine.  

In this lab exercise, you are given access to the root user of the container which has Docker socket mounted to it in read-only mode.

Objective: Leverage the mounted Docker socket to get access to the host machine and retrieve the flag stored in the root directory of the host system!


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