Network misconfigurations

Ec2 Instance uses multiple ENIs

Risk Level

Informational (4)



Amazon EC2 Instance act as a virtual server in the cloud while Elastic Network Interfaces (ENI) represent a virtual network card in a VPC. It was detected that the EC2 instance {AwsEc2Instance} uses multiple ENIs. Using multiple ENIs adds network security complexity and can add unintended network paths and access. Read more about elastic network interface at:
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended that EC2 instances will use a single ENI to prevent network security complexity.