Publicly Accessible Azure VM instance has a critical vulnerability

Description

A publicly accessible Azure VM instance has one or more critical severity vulnerabilities.

Remediation

  1. Review any associated vulnerability references or advisories.
  2. Apply the appropriate patch based on remediation guidance. If no patch is available, apply compensating controls such as disabling or removal of the vulnerable component.
  3. Assess whether this instance needs to be accessible from the internet. If not, restrict access to the instance.