services / Google Cloud / Cloud Storage buckets

Buckets are the basic unit of data storage within Cloud Storage. All data must be contained in a bucket.

Buckets may be used to store data of various sensitivities, from publicly available data to very sensitive confidential data.


This includes access to object metadata, but not objects themselves.



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/​storage/​docs/​access-​control/​iam-​permissions
  • https:​/​/​cloud.​google.​com/​resource-​manager/​docs/​tags/​tags-​creating-​and-​managing
  • https:​/​/​cloud.​google.​com/​storage/​docs/​bucket-​metadata
  • https:​/​/​cloud.​google.​com/​storage/​docs/​json_​api/​v1/​buckets/​update
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