Ensure S3 Bucket Policy is set to deny HTTP requests

Risk Level: High
Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rule ID: D9.AWS.CRY.04
Category: Storage
If S3 bucket or objects needs to be public for any reason, ensure that S3 Buckets enforce encryption of data transfers using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

gsl logic

S3Bucket where policy should have policy.Statement contain [Effect='Deny' and Condition.Bool.aws:SecureTransport='false' and ((Action contain ['s3:GetObject'] and Action contain ['s3:PutObject']) or Action contain ['s3:*'] or Action contain ['*'] ) ]

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From Portal
1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/s3/.
2. In the Buckets list, choose the name of the bucket that you want to create a bucket policy for or whose bucket policy you want to edit.
3. Choose Permissions.
4. Under Bucket policy, choose Edit. This opens the Edit bucket policy page.
5. On the Edit bucket policy page, explore Policy examples in the Amazon S3 User Guide, choose Policy generator to generate a policy automatically, or edit the JSON in the Policy section.
Here add a policy statement that will Deny request with SecureTransport=false
6. In the Policy box, edit the existing policy or paste the bucket policy from the Policy generator. Make sure to resolve security warnings, errors, general warnings, and suggestions before you save your policy.
7. Choose Save changes, which returns you to the Bucket Permissions page.

From TF
Add a policy document to deny non-secure transport as follows:

data "aws_iam_policy_document" "example" {
 statement {
  effect = "Deny"
  actions = [
  resources = [
  condition {
   test = "Bool"
   variable = "aws:SecureTransport"
   values = [

From Command Line
To add a policy to deny non-secure transport, run:

aws s3api put-bucket-policy --bucket BUCKET-NAME --policy file://policy.json

1. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/user-guide/add-bucket-policy.html
2. https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/how-to-use-bucket-policies-and-apply-defense-in-depth-to-help-secure-your-amazon-s3-data/
3. https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/s3-bucket-policy-for-config-rule/
4. https://registry.terraform.io/providers/hashicorp/aws/3.3.0/docs/data-sources/iam_policy_document
5. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/reference/s3api/put-bucket-policy.html

Auto Remediation Using Cloudbots

cloudbot_name: s3_only_allow_ssl

What it does: Ensure that S3 Buckets enforce encryption of data transfers using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Usage: s3_only_allow_ssl Note: The bot looks at the bucket policy and adds to the current policy the missing actions(s3:GetObject and s3:PutObject) and the SSL statement. if no policy in the bucket, an SSL policy will add to the bucket Limitations: none

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