A misconfiguration or default setting on Elastic Load Balancers that can cause to unintentionally increase the attack surface of the company cloud infrastructure.
- Result in the connection between load balancer and server being exploited.
- The front-end connection between the client and the load balancer is vulnerable to eavesdropping and man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks.
- Application load balancers should use acceptable policies.
- Create a custom ELB SSL security policy that contains secure ciphers.
- Strongly advised that the load balancer uses a secure listener.
Unauthorized attacker from adjacent network performing a MitM.
Expected Remediation Time
Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.
- Attack vector: A
- Attack complexity: H
- Privileges required: N
- User interaction: R
- Scope: U
- Confidentiality: L
- Integrity: L
- Availability: N
- Exploit code madurity: X
- Remediation level: X
- Report confidence: X
- Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:X/RL:X/RC:X
- Base: 3.7
- Temporal: 3.7
- Base: Low
- Temporal: Low
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