AWS Route53 private hosted zone associated with a VPCedit

Identifies when a Route53 private hosted zone has been associated with VPC.

Rule type: query

Rule indices:

  • filebeat-*
  • logs-aws*

Severity: low

Risk score: 21

Runs every: 10 minutes

Searches indices from: now-60m (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum alerts per execution: 100



  • Elastic
  • Cloud
  • AWS
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • SecOps
  • Asset Visibility

Version: 1

Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.16.0

Rule authors: Austin Songer

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Potential false positivesedit

A private hosted zone may be asssociated with a VPC by a system or network administrator. Verify whether the user identity, user agent, and/or hostname should be making changes in your environment. If known behavior is causing false positives, it can be exempted from the rule.

Investigation guideedit

## Config

The AWS Fleet integration, Filebeat module, or similarly structured data is required to be compatible with this rule.

Rule queryedit

event.dataset:aws.cloudtrail and
and event.action:AssociateVPCWithHostedZone and event.outcome:success

Threat mappingedit