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Use of an insecure channel - AWS

Description

Insecure communications medium and channels require application data protection in transit.

Impact

  • Authenticate and compromise communications channels between the client and the server.
  • Compromise sensitive information that travels in plain text.

Recommendation

  • Enable secure cipher suites and encryption protocols.
  • Encryption and data integrity authentication are important for protecting the communications channel.
  • It is equally important to authenticate the identity of the remote end of the connection.

Threat

Anonymous attacker from adjacent network performing a MitM attack

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 90 minutes.

Score

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

Base

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

Temporal

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

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C
  • Score:
    • Base: 2.6
    • Temporal: 2.4
  • Severity:
    • Base: Low
    • Temporal: Low

Score 4.0

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

Base 4.0

  • Attack vector: A
  • Attack complexity: H
  • Attack Requirements: N
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: A
  • Confidentiality (VC): L
  • 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:A/AC:H/AT:N/PR:N/UI:A/VC:L/VI:N/VA:N/SC:N/SI:N/SA:N/E:P
  • Score:
    • CVSS-BT: 1.1
  • Severity:
    • CVSS-BT: Low

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