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Build and Deployment -> Deployment: Usage of trusted images

Risk and Opportunity

Risk: Developers or operations might start random images in the production cluster which have malicous code or known vulnerabilities.
Opportunity: Create image assessment criteria, perform an evaluation of images and create a whitelist of artifacts/container images/virtual machine images.

Exploit details

Usefullness: Medium
Required knowledge: Very Low (one discipline)
Required time: Very Low
Required resources (systems): Very Low

Additional Information

Implementation hints: Kubernetes Admission Controller can whitelist registries and/or whitelist a signing key.
OWASP SAMM 2 Mapping: i-secure-deployment|A|2
ISO27001:2017 Controls Mapping: