Network misconfigurations

Azure virtual machine allows direct access to PostgreSQL service from the Internet

Risk Level

Informational (4)

Platform(s)
Compliance Frameworks

Description

Port 5432 is the default port for the PostgerSQL. This port is open on your virtual machine and allows all incoming traffic from the Internet. In order to keep security best practices, you should restrict access to be only from allowed IP addresses.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Configure networking rule to allow incoming PostgreSQL traffic from allowed IP addresses only.