STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 Member Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The system must be configured to audit Object Access - Removable Storage failures.

DISA Rule

SV-51604r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-36667

Group Title

WINAU-000016

Rule Version

WN12-AU-000082

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Advanced Audit Policy Configuration >> System Audit Policies >> Object Access >> "Audit Removable Storage" with "Failure" selected.

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Security Option "Audit: Force audit policy subcategory settings (Windows Vista or later) to override audit policy category settings" must be set to "Enabled" (V-14230) for the detailed auditing subcategories to be effective.

Use the AuditPol tool to review the current Audit Policy configuration:
-Open a Command Prompt with elevated privileges ("Run as Administrator").
-Enter "AuditPol /get /category:*"

Compare the AuditPol settings with the following. If the system does not audit the following, this is a finding.

Object Access >> Removable Storage - Failure

Virtual machines or systems that use network attached storage may generate excessive audit events for secondary virtual drives or the network attached storage when this setting is enabled. This may be set to Not Configured in such cases and would not be a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-36667

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-AU-000082

Severity Override Guidance

Security Option "Audit: Force audit policy subcategory settings (Windows Vista or later) to override audit policy category settings" must be set to "Enabled" (V-14230) for the detailed auditing subcategories to be effective.

Use the AuditPol tool to review the current Audit Policy configuration:
-Open a Command Prompt with elevated privileges ("Run as Administrator").
-Enter "AuditPol /get /category:*"

Compare the AuditPol settings with the following. If the system does not audit the following, this is a finding.

Object Access >> Removable Storage - Failure

Virtual machines or systems that use network attached storage may generate excessive audit events for secondary virtual drives or the network attached storage when this setting is enabled. This may be set to Not Configured in such cases and would not be a finding.

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Target Key

2350

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