STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2008 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 30 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019: The System event log must be configured to a minimum size requirement.

DISA Rule

SV-33700r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-26582

Group Title

Maximum Log Size - System

Rule Version

WINAU-100103

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

If the system is configured to send audit records directly to an audit server, this is NA. This must be documented with the ISSO.
Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Event Log Service -> System -> "Maximum Log Size (KB)" to "Enabled" with a "Maximum Log Size (KB)" of "32768" or greater.

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If the system is configured to send audit records directly to an audit server, this is NA. This must be documented with the ISSO.
If the following registry value does not exist or is not configured as specified, this is a finding:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\EventLog\System\

Value Name: MaxSize

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00008000 (32768) (or greater)

Vulnerability Number

V-26582

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WINAU-100103

Severity Override Guidance

If the system is configured to send audit records directly to an audit server, this is NA. This must be documented with the ISSO.
If the following registry value does not exist or is not configured as specified, this is a finding:

Registry Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry Path: \SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\EventLog\System\

Value Name: MaxSize

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0x00008000 (32768) (or greater)

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1823

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