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Traceability Loss - AWS

Description

Some EC2, ELB or S3 instances do not set the logging property, which avoid the log files to be created. These files are useful to identify and trace malicious actions or anomalous behaviors. Alternatively, the log files do not have enough detail level.

Impact

Perform harmful actions without raising an alert.

Recommendation

Set the logging property in all the EC2, ELB and S3 instances.

Threat

Authenticated attacker from the Internet.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ minutes.

Score

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

Base

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

Temporal

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

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C
  • Score:
    • Base: 3.1
    • Temporal: 2.8
  • Severity:
    • Base: Low
    • Temporal: Low

Requirements

Fixes

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