$100K Paid Out for Google Cloud Shell Root Compromise

Google has awarded its inaugural annual top prize for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), for vulnerabilities found in the Google Cloud Shell. The find — a container escape that leads to host root access and the ability to use privileged containers — has earned $100,000 for Dutch researcher Wouter ter Maat.

The internet giant also announced that it would be expanding the scope of payouts for annual GCP prizes, as part of the Google Vulnerability Reward Program (VRP).

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Source: ThreatPost