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Exposed administrative services

Description

One or more of the systems administration consoles are exposed (possibly on the internet), which may lead to unauthorized access attempts.

Impact

Attempt to access the administrative site.

Recommendation

Restrict the access to the administrative consoles, IP addresses or managements network segments explicitly allowed.

Threat

Anonymous attacker from the Internet.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 120 minutes.

Score

Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the vulnerability.

Base

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: N
  • Scope: U
  • Confidentiality: L
  • Integrity: N
  • Availability: N

Temporal

  • Exploit code madurity: X
  • Remediation level: X
  • Report confidence: X

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:X/RL:X/RC:X
  • Score:
    • Base: 5.3
    • Temporal: 5.3
  • Severity:
    • Base: Medium
    • Temporal: Medium

Code Examples

Compliant code

Administrative consoles have specific access and entry restrictions

name: yournetwork
dns_domain: 208.67.222.222
subnets:
subnet_admin:
ip_subnet: 192.0.2.0/24
allocation_pools:
- start: 192.0.2.50
end: 192.0.2.99
gateway_ip: 192.0.2.1
vlan: 101

Non compliant code

The administrative consoles do not have any access restrictions

name: yournetwork
dns_domain: 192.0.2.0
subnets:
subnet_admin:
ip_subnet: 192.0.2.0
allocation_pools:
- start: 0.0.0.0
end: 255.255.255.255
gateway_ip: 192.0.2.0

Requirements