IAM misconfigurations

EC2 Instance with Administrator Privileges

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)

Platform(s)
Compliance Frameworks

Description

The AWS EC2 Instance was found to have full administrative privileges to your account. Instance Profiles with full administrative privileges attached grant unrestricted access (Action: '*') to any resources on the account (Resource: '*'). In the event that the asset is compromised, this may potentially lead to full account takeover.