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Manages Kubernetes clusters on Google Kubernetes Engine

One independent instance of a Kubernetes cluster, consisting of a node-pool and the Kubernetes objects such as deployments, statefulsets, pods, jobs that represents workloads and configuration running on the cluster, managed by Kubernetes.


Allows modifying various parameters of the cluster that are critical for the healthy functioning and protection of the cluster. In addition, it allows resizing the cluster node pool, and upgrading the Kubernetes version.



This privilege may grant access to sensitive data from a significant fraction of organizational functions, allow interruption of critical organizational services, or its exploit could lead to significant privilege escalation.


  • https:​/​/​cloud.​google.​com/​sdk/​gcloud/​reference/​container/​clusters/​update
  • https:​/​/​cloud.​google.​com/​sdk/​gcloud/​reference/​container/​clusters/​resize
  • https:​/​/​cloud.​google.​com/​sdk/​gcloud/​reference/​container/​clusters/​upgrade
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