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Microsoft Azure Cloud Metadata Service Misconfiguration Checker

The Microsoft Azure cloud host is configured as a proxy which allows access to the instance metadata service. This could allow significant access to the host/infrastructure.

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Short Info


Level

Critical

Single Scan

Single Scan

Can be used by

Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

Scan only one

Domain, Ipv4

Source

-

This attack abuses a misconfigured proxy that allows access to the metadata IP or a name which resolves to the IP. A standard proxy request is made to the proxy using the full metadata URL, which the proxy will fulfill to its own metadata service. The proxy may also be vulnerable to host/port enumeration on localhost or inside the private network.

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