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 Back up files and directories user right must only be assigned to the Administrators group.

DISA Rule

SV-52111r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-26474

Group Title

Back up files and directories

Rule Version

WN12-UR-000007

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment >> "Back up files and directories" to only include the following accounts or groups:

Administrators

Check Contents

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.

Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment.

If any accounts or groups other than the following are granted the "Back up files and directories" user right, this is a finding:

Administrators

If an application requires this user right, this would not be a finding.

Vendor documentation must support the requirement for having the user right.

The requirement must be documented with the ISSO.

The application account must meet requirements for application account passwords, such as length (WN12-00-000010) and required frequency of changes (WN12-00-000011).

Vulnerability Number

V-26474

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-UR-000007

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.

Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment.

If any accounts or groups other than the following are granted the "Back up files and directories" user right, this is a finding:

Administrators

If an application requires this user right, this would not be a finding.

Vendor documentation must support the requirement for having the user right.

The requirement must be documented with the ISSO.

The application account must meet requirements for application account passwords, such as length (WN12-00-000010) and required frequency of changes (WN12-00-000011).

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2350

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