Create a job file named
job-eks.yaml using the command below.
cat << EOF > job-eks.yaml --- apiVersion: batch/v1 kind: Job metadata: name: kube-bench spec: template: spec: hostPID: true containers: - name: kube-bench image: aquasec/kube-bench:latest command: ["kube-bench", "--benchmark", "eks-1.0"] volumeMounts: - name: var-lib-kubelet mountPath: /var/lib/kubelet readOnly: true - name: etc-systemd mountPath: /etc/systemd readOnly: true - name: etc-kubernetes mountPath: /etc/kubernetes readOnly: true restartPolicy: Never volumes: - name: var-lib-kubelet hostPath: path: "/var/lib/kubelet" - name: etc-systemd hostPath: path: "/etc/systemd" - name: etc-kubernetes hostPath: path: "/etc/kubernetes" EOF
kube-bench job on a pod in your cluster using the command below.
kubectl apply -f job-eks.yaml
Find the pod that was created. It should be in the
kubectl get pods --all-namespaces
Retrieve the value of this pod and the output report. Note the pod name will be different for your environment.
kubectl logs kube-bench-<value>
[INFO] 3 Worker Node Security Configuration [INFO] 3.1 Worker Node Configuration Files [PASS] 3.1.1 Ensure that the proxy kubeconfig file permissions are set to 644 or more restrictive (Scored) [PASS] 3.1.2 Ensure that the proxy kubeconfig file ownership is set to root:root (Scored) [PASS] 3.1.3 Ensure that the kubelet configuration file has permissions set to 644 or more restrictive (Scored) [PASS] 3.1.4 Ensure that the kubelet configuration file ownership is set to root:root (Scored) [INFO] 3.2 Kubelet [PASS] 3.2.1 Ensure that the --anonymous-auth argument is set to false (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.2 Ensure that the --authorization-mode argument is not set to AlwaysAllow (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.3 Ensure that the --client-ca-file argument is set as appropriate (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.4 Ensure that the --read-only-port argument is set to 0 (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.5 Ensure that the --streaming-connection-idle-timeout argument is not set to 0 (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.6 Ensure that the --protect-kernel-defaults argument is set to true (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.7 Ensure that the --make-iptables-util-chains argument is set to true (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.8 Ensure that the --hostname-override argument is not set (Scored) [WARN] 3.2.9 Ensure that the --event-qps argument is set to 0 or a level which ensures appropriate event capture (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.10 Ensure that the --rotate-certificates argument is not set to false (Scored) [PASS] 3.2.11 Ensure that the RotateKubeletServerCertificate argument is set to true (Scored) == Remediations == 3.2.9 If using a Kubelet config file, edit the file to set eventRecordQPS: to an appropriate level. If using command line arguments, edit the kubelet service file /etc/systemd/system/kubelet.service on each worker node and set the below parameter in KUBELET_SYSTEM_PODS_ARGS variable. Based on your system, restart the kubelet service. For example: systemctl daemon-reload systemctl restart kubelet.service == Summary == 14 checks PASS 0 checks FAIL 1 checks WARN 0 checks INFO
Delete the resources
kubectl delete -f job-eks.yaml rm -f job-eks.yaml