Network misconfigurations

Amazon MQ broker is publicly accessible

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)



Amazon MQ is a managed message broker service for Apache ActiveMQ and RabbitMQ that allows setting up and operating message brokers. It was detected that MQ broker {AwsMqBroker} is publicly accessible, which means every machine on the Internet can reach it through their public endpoints. It will increase the risk of malicious activity such as cross-site scripting(XSS), clickjacking and DDoS attacks.