STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Apple OS X 10.14 (Mojave) Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The macOS system must be configured to prevent displaying password hints.

DISA Rule

SV-105111r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-95973

Group Title

SRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227

Rule Version

AOSX-14-003012

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

This setting is enforce using the "Login Window" Policy.

Check Contents

To check that password hints are disabled, run the following command:

/usr/sbin/system_profiler SPConfigurationProfileDataType | /usr/bin/grep RetriesUntilHint

If the return is null or is not "RetriesUntilHint = 0", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-95973

Documentable

False

Rule Version

AOSX-14-003012

Severity Override Guidance

To check that password hints are disabled, run the following command:

/usr/sbin/system_profiler SPConfigurationProfileDataType | /usr/bin/grep RetriesUntilHint

If the return is null or is not "RetriesUntilHint = 0", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3429

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