risks / Domain takeover


Allows an attacker to arbitrarily route traffic on a domain or subdomain.


Exploited in isolation, this risk has the potential to disrupt central organizational operations, destroy trust, or create significant liability. Alternatively, this risk gives attackers access to broadly provisioned identities that enable the above impacts (such as root privilege escalation risks).


  1. Restrict edit access to DNS records
  2. Use firewalls for internal networks


  1. https:/​/​attack.mitre.org/​techniques/​T1584/​002/​
  2. https:/​/​attack.mitre.org/​techniques/​T1583/​002/​

Affected Privileges

An attacker may be able to exploit this risk if they gain any of the following privileges:

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