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Access Secret in Secrets Manager

Author Last Update
Nick Jones 2020-06-18

An adversary may attempt to access the secrets in secrets manager, to steal certificates, credentials or other sensitive material

MITRE IDs

Required Permissions

  • secretsmanager:GetSecretValue
  • kms:Decrypt

Required Parameters

Name Type Description Example Value
secretid str ID of secret to access, either ARN or friendly name leonidas_created_secret

Attacker Action

aws secretsmanager get-secret-value --secret-id leonidas_created_secret

Detection Case

ELK query

When logs are ingested into ELK, the following Lucene query can be used to identify relevant events.

eventName:GetSecretValue AND eventSource:*.secretsmanager.amazonaws.com  

Sigma Definition

---
title: Access Secret in Secrets Manager
id: cbeba6f0-019e-4782-8c7e-e21b10521eed
status: experimental
author: Nick Jones
date: 2020-06-18
description: An adversary may attempt to access the secrets in secrets manager, to steal certificates, credentials or other sensitive material
logsource:
  service: cloudtrail
detection:
  selection_source:
    - eventSource: "*.secretsmanager.amazonaws.com"
  events:
    - eventName: "GetSecretValue"
  condition: selection_source AND events
level: low
tags:
  - attack.t1089