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Abusing Group Membership
container-security-container-host-security-host | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
The members of the Docker group can run Docker operations. This option allows all non-root users to use Docker (assuming that Docker daemon is running with root). However, this membership can be abused to perform privilege escalation on the Docker host machine.
In this lab, the "student" user is a member of the Docker group.
Dockerrootplease and Docker-privesc tools are provided in the lab.
Objective: Leverage the Docker group membership to get access to the host machine and retrieve the flag kept in the home directory of the root user!
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