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cloud-services-amazon-iam | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
Compromising an organization's cloud infrastructure is like sitting on a gold mine for attackers. And sometimes, a simple misconfiguration or a vulnerability in web applications, is all an attacker needs to compromise the entire infrastructure. Since the cloud is relatively new, many developers are not fully aware of the threatscape and they end up deploying a vulnerable cloud infrastructure.
AWSGoat is a vulnerable by design infrastructure on AWS featuring the latest released OWASP Top 10 web application security risks (2021) and other misconfiguration based on services such as IAM, S3, API Gateway, Lambda, EC2, and ECS. AWSGoat mimics real-world infrastructure but with added vulnerabilities. It features multiple escalation paths and is focused on a black-box approach.
The project is scheduled to encompass all significant vulnerabilities including the OWASP TOP 10 2021, and popular cloud misconfigurations. Currently, the project contains the following vulnerabilities/misconfigurations:
- SQL Injection
- Insecure Direct Object reference
- Server Side Request Forgery on Lambda Environment
- Sensitive Data Exposure and Password Reset
- S3 Misconfigurations
- IAM Privilege Escalations
Objective: Perform reconnaissance on the web application, identify misconfigurations/vulnerabilities and leverage them to become an administrator on the AWS account.
The video solution and PDF manuals are available on the GitHub Repository: https://github.com/ine-labs/AWSGoat
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