STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: The system must not have a public Instant Messaging (IM) client installed.

DISA Rule

SV-12525r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-12024

Group Title

GEN006000

Rule Version

GEN006000

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Uninstall the IM client from the system, or configure the client to only connect to DoD-approved IM services.

Check Contents

If an IM client is installed, ask the SA if it has access to any public domain IM servers. If it does have access to public servers, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-12024

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN006000

Severity Override Guidance

If an IM client is installed, ask the SA if it has access to any public domain IM servers. If it does have access to public servers, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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