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Non-encrypted confidential information - DynamoDB

Description

Some AWS DyanmoDB instances are not encrypted or use the default KMS encryption which do not use a Customer Managed Key (CMK)

Impact

Obtain critical information from the databases in plaintext

Recommendation

Enable the DynamoDB encryption for all their instances using a custom KMS key

Threat

Authenticated attacker from the Internet with access to the Database

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 20 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: H
  • 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:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C
  • Score:
    • Base: 4.9
    • Temporal: 4.4
  • 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: H
  • 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:H/UI:N/VC:H/VI:N/VA:N/SC:N/SI:N/SA:N/E:P
  • Score:
    • CVSS-BT: 5.5
  • Severity:
    • CVSS-BT: Medium

Details

https://docs.bridgecrew.io/docs/ensure-that-dynamodb-tables-are-encrypted

Requirements

Fixes

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