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☑️ Prevent the admission of containers with the NET_RAW capability

Containers run with a default set of capabilities as assigned by the Container Runtime. By default this can include potentially dangerous capabilities. With Docker as the container runtime the NET_RAW capability is enabled which may be misused by malicious containers.
Ideally, all containers should drop this capability.

Targeted objects by this rule (types of kind): Deployment / Pod / DaemonSet / StatefulSet / ReplicaSet / CronJob / Job

Complexity: medium (What does this mean?)

Policy as code identifier: CIS_MISSING_VALUE_DROP_NET_RAW


This rule will fail​

If the NET_RAW capability is not dropped by the container:

apiVersion: v1
kind: Pod
spec:
containers:
- name: my-pod
image: gcr.io/google-samples/node-hello:1.0

Rule output in the CLI​

$ datree test *.yaml

>> File: failExample.yaml
❌ Prevent the admission of containers with the NET_RAW capability [1 occurrence]
💡 Invalid value for key `drop` - prohibit the potentially dangerous NET_RAW capability

How to fix this failure​

Drop the NET_RAW capability from the container:

apiVersion: v1
kind: Pod
spec:
containers:
- name: my-pod
image: gcr.io/google-samples/node-hello:1.0
securityContext:
capabilities:
drop: ["NET_RAW"]

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