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Non-encrypted confidential information - S3 Server Side Encryption

Description

Some S3 buckets do not explicitly enable the Server-Side-Encryption (SSE) property. So the stored objects are not encrypted at rest, exposing their content to leaks by attackers or unauthorized users.

Impact

Compromise sensitive data stored in the bucket in plaintext.

Recommendation

Enable the SSE property in all S3 instances.

Threat

Authenticated attacker from Internet with access to the bucket.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 15 minutes.

Score

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

Base

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

Temporal

  • Exploit code madurity: P
  • Remediation level: O
  • Report confidence: C

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C
  • Score:
    • Base: 6.5
    • Temporal: 5.9
  • Severity:
    • Base: Medium
    • Temporal: Medium

Score 4.0

Default score using CVSS 4.0 . It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base 4.0

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Attack Requirements: N
  • Privileges required: L
  • User interaction: N
  • Confidentiality (VC): H
  • Integrity (VI): N
  • Availability (VA): N
  • Confidentiality (SC): N
  • Integrity (SI): N
  • Availability (SA): N

Threat 4.0

  • Exploit madurity: P

Result 4.0

  • Vector string: CVSS:4.0/AV:N/AC:L/AT:N/PR:L/UI:N/VC:H/VI:N/VA:N/SC:N/SI:N/SA:N/E:P
  • Score:
    • CVSS-BT: 5.7
  • Severity:
    • CVSS-BT: Medium

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