STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2008 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 30 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019: Caching of logon credentials must be limited.

DISA Rule

SV-32282r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-1090

Group Title

Caching of logon credentials

Rule Version

3.013

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

If the system is not a member of a domain, this is NA.
Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options -> "Interactive Logon: Number of previous logons to cache (in case Domain Controller is not available)" to "2" logons or less.

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If the system is not a member of a domain, this is NA.
Analyze the system using the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.
Expand the Security Configuration and Analysis tree view.
Navigate to Local Policies -> Security Options.

If the value for "Interactive Logon: Number of previous logons to cache (in case Domain Controller is unavailable)" is not set to "2" logons or less, this is a finding.

The policy referenced configures the following registry value:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\

Value Name: CachedLogonsCount

Value Type: REG_SZ
Value: 2 (or less)

Vulnerability Number

V-1090

Documentable

False

Rule Version

3.013

Severity Override Guidance

If the system is not a member of a domain, this is NA.
Analyze the system using the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.
Expand the Security Configuration and Analysis tree view.
Navigate to Local Policies -> Security Options.

If the value for "Interactive Logon: Number of previous logons to cache (in case Domain Controller is unavailable)" is not set to "2" logons or less, this is a finding.

The policy referenced configures the following registry value:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\

Value Name: CachedLogonsCount

Value Type: REG_SZ
Value: 2 (or less)

Check Content Reference

M

Third-Party Tools

HK

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1823

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