STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: VMware tools are not used to update the ESX Server.

DISA Rule

SV-16789r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-15848

Group Title

VMware tools are not used to update the ESX Server

Rule Version

ESX0490

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Utilize VMware tools for all ESX Server updates.

Check Contents

On the ESX Server service console perform the following commands:
# grep esxupdate /var/log/vmware/esxupdate.log

If no entries are returned, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-15848

Documentable

False

Rule Version

ESX0490

Severity Override Guidance

On the ESX Server service console perform the following commands:
# grep esxupdate /var/log/vmware/esxupdate.log

If no entries are returned, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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