STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESXi Server 5.0 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 27 Jan 2017: The system must not use removable media as the boot loader.

DISA Rule

SV-51093r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-39277

Group Title

GEN008640

Rule Version

GEN008640-ESXI5-000055

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Note: Checking a system's BIOS is vendor and hardware dependent. To ensure media boot options: Interrupt the host computer's boot process and enter the BIOS menu.
Inspect the menu option for boot order. Remove all boot media options except for ESXi. Save the change and exit to verify the boot cycle.

Check Contents

Note: Checking a system's BIOS is vendor and hardware dependent. To verify media boot options: Interrupt the host computer's boot process and enter the BIOS menu. Inspect the menu option for boot order. If any media other than the ESXi boot disk is listed as a boot option, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-39277

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN008640-ESXI5-000055

Severity Override Guidance

Note: Checking a system's BIOS is vendor and hardware dependent. To verify media boot options: Interrupt the host computer's boot process and enter the BIOS menu. Inspect the menu option for boot order. If any media other than the ESXi boot disk is listed as a boot option, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2370

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