Network misconfigurations

AWS EC2 instance allows public ingress access on Oracle DB port 2483

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)

Compliance Frameworks


Databases are the placeholders for most sensitive and confidential information in an organization. Allowing Inbound traffic from external IPv4 addresses to the database ports can lead to attacks like DoS, Brute Force, Smurf, and reconnaissance. It is a best practice to block public access, restrict the inbound traffic from specific addresses and make the connection secure.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended to replace the source IP of the rule with a specific IP address or delete the rule.