How to Find AWS API Gateways Without WAF ACLs
Access control lists (ACLs) reduce the attack surface and minimize the risk of service abuse for internet-reachable services.
This security check is part of the CIS Amazon Web Services Benchmarks and is rated severity medium.
This guide assumes that you have already installed and configured Resoto to collect your AWS resources.
Execute the following
searchcommand in Resoto Shell or Resoto UI:
> search is(aws_api_gateway_stage) and stage_web_acl_arn==null
kind=aws_api_gateway_stage, ..., region=resoto-poweruser
kind=aws_api_gateway_stage, ..., account=poweruser-team
searchcommand into the
> search is(aws_api_gateway_stage) and stage_web_acl_arn==null | dump
The command output will list the details of all non-compliant
Use AWS WAF to protect your API Gateway API from common web exploits. SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks can affect API availability and performance, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.
Please refer to the AWS API Gateway documentation for details.