AWS Route53 private hosted zone associated with a VPC

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

References:

Tags:

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

Version: 101 (version history)

Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.16.0

Last modified (Elastic Stack release): 8.6.0

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


Rule queryedit

event.dataset:aws.cloudtrail and event.provider:route53.amazonaws.com
and event.action:AssociateVPCWithHostedZone and event.outcome:success

Threat mappingedit

Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM

Rule version historyedit

Version 101 (8.6.0 release)
  • Formatting only
Version 100 (8.5.0 release)
  • Formatting only
Version 3 (8.4.0 release)
  • Updated query, changed from:

    event.dataset:aws.cloudtrail and event.provider:route53.amazonaws.com
    and event.action:AssociateVPCWithHostedZone and event.outcome:success