STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2019 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 3 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Windows Server 2019 must be configured to audit DS Access - Directory Service Changes failures.

DISA Rule

SV-103227r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-93139

Group Title

SRG-OS-000327-GPOS-00127

Rule Version

WN19-DC-000270

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Advanced Audit Policy Configuration >> System Audit Policies >> DS Access >> "Directory Service Changes" with "Failure" selected.

Check Contents

This applies to domain controllers. It is NA for other systems.

Security Option "Audit: Force audit policy subcategory settings (Windows Vista or later) to override audit policy category settings" must be set to "Enabled" (WN19-SO-000050) for the detailed auditing subcategories to be effective.

Use the "AuditPol" tool to review the current Audit Policy configuration:

Open "PowerShell" or a "Command Prompt" with elevated privileges ("Run as administrator").

Enter "AuditPol /get /category:*"

Compare the "AuditPol" settings with the following:

If the system does not audit the following, this is a finding.

DS Access >> Directory Service Changes - Failure

Vulnerability Number

V-93139

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN19-DC-000270

Severity Override Guidance

This applies to domain controllers. It is NA for other systems.

Security Option "Audit: Force audit policy subcategory settings (Windows Vista or later) to override audit policy category settings" must be set to "Enabled" (WN19-SO-000050) for the detailed auditing subcategories to be effective.

Use the "AuditPol" tool to review the current Audit Policy configuration:

Open "PowerShell" or a "Command Prompt" with elevated privileges ("Run as administrator").

Enter "AuditPol /get /category:*"

Compare the "AuditPol" settings with the following:

If the system does not audit the following, this is a finding.

DS Access >> Directory Service Changes - Failure

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3483

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