Security Group PostgreSQL (5432) Port Open to Public

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security-group-033

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Last Updated:

April 21, 2022

An unused AWS Security Group allows public access to the PostgreSQL port (5432). Port 5432 is the default PostgreSQL server port is an attractive target for malicious actors. Unused Security Groups should be removed, or if re-assigned, remove the inbound rule allowing PostgreSQL (port 5432) in this Security Group.