AWS - Directory Services Privesc

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Directory Services

For more info about directory services check:

AWS - Directory Services / WorkDocs Enum


This permission allows to change the password of any existent user in the Active Directory. By default, the only existent user is Admin.

aws ds reset-user-password --directory-id <id> --user-name Admin --new-password Newpassword123.

AWS Management Console

It's possible to enable an application access URL that users from AD can access to login:

And then grant them an AWS IAM role for when they login, this way an AD user/group will have access over AWS management console:

There isn't apparently any way to enable the application access URL, the AWS Management Console and grant permission

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