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 number of allowed bad logon attempts must meet minimum requirements.

DISA Rule

SV-52848r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-1097

Group Title

Bad Logon Attempts

Rule Version

WN12-AC-000002

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Account Policies -> Account Lockout Policy -> "Account lockout threshold" to "3" or less invalid logon attempts (excluding "0" which is unacceptable).

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 -> Account Policies -> Account Lockout Policy.

If the "Account lockout threshold" is "0" or more than "3" attempts, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-1097

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN12-AC-000002

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 -> Account Policies -> Account Lockout Policy.

If the "Account lockout threshold" is "0" or more than "3" attempts, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Target Key

2350

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