Network misconfigurations

ElastiCache Memcached Cluster with Default Port


ElastiCache makes it easy to set up, manage, and scale distributed in-memory cache environments in the Cloud. It provides a high performance, resizable, and cost-effective in-memory cache. It was detected that the Elasticache Memcached cluster {AwsElasticacheMemcachedCluster} is using his default endpoint port: 11211. Changing the default port number will promote port obfuscation as an additional layer of defense against non-targeted attacks.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    It is recommended to replace the default port number (11211) with a custom one when creating a cluster. For more information: <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"></a>