STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows 2008 Domain Controller Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 6 Release: 44 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019: The Active Directory AdminSDHolder object must be configured with proper audit settings.

DISA Rule

SV-55066r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-39329

Group Title

WINAU-000211-DC

Rule Version

WINAU-000211-DC

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the audit settings for AdminSDHolder object to include the following.

Type - Fail
Name - Everyone
Access - Full Control
Inherited From - <not inherited>
Applies To - This object only

The success types listed below are defaults. Where Special is listed in the summary screens for Access, detailed Permissions are provided for reference, various Properties selections may also exist by default.

Type - Success
Name - Everyone
Access - Special
Inherited From - <not inherited>
Applies To - This object only
(Access - Special = Write all properties, Modify permissions, Modify owner)

Two instances with the following summary information will be listed.
Type - Success
Name - Everyone
Access - (blank)
Inherited From - (CN of domain)
Applies To - Descendant Organizational Unit objects

Check Contents

Verify the auditing configuration for the AdminSDHolder object.

Open "Active Directory Users and Computers". (Available from various menus or run "dsa.msc".)
Ensure Advanced Features is selected in the View menu.
Select System under the domain being reviewed in the left pane.
Right click the AdminSDHolder object in the right pane and select Properties.
Select the Security tab.
Select the Advanced button and then the Auditing tab.

If the audit settings on the AdminSDHolder object are not at least as inclusive as those below, this is a finding.

Type - Fail
Name - Everyone
Access - Full Control
Inherited From - <not inherited>
Applies To - This object only

The success types listed below are defaults. Where Special is listed in the summary screens for Access, detailed Permissions are provided for reference, various Properties selections may also exist by default.

Type - Success
Name - Everyone
Access - Special
Inherited From - <not inherited>
Applies To - This object only
(Access - Special = Write all properties, Modify permissions, Modify owner)

Two instances with the following summary information will be listed.
Type - Success
Name - Everyone
Access - (blank)
Inherited From - (CN of domain)
Applies To - Descendant Organizational Unit objects

Vulnerability Number

V-39329

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WINAU-000211-DC

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the auditing configuration for the AdminSDHolder object.

Open "Active Directory Users and Computers". (Available from various menus or run "dsa.msc".)
Ensure Advanced Features is selected in the View menu.
Select System under the domain being reviewed in the left pane.
Right click the AdminSDHolder object in the right pane and select Properties.
Select the Security tab.
Select the Advanced button and then the Auditing tab.

If the audit settings on the AdminSDHolder object are not at least as inclusive as those below, this is a finding.

Type - Fail
Name - Everyone
Access - Full Control
Inherited From - <not inherited>
Applies To - This object only

The success types listed below are defaults. Where Special is listed in the summary screens for Access, detailed Permissions are provided for reference, various Properties selections may also exist by default.

Type - Success
Name - Everyone
Access - Special
Inherited From - <not inherited>
Applies To - This object only
(Access - Special = Write all properties, Modify permissions, Modify owner)

Two instances with the following summary information will be listed.
Type - Success
Name - Everyone
Access - (blank)
Inherited From - (CN of domain)
Applies To - Descendant Organizational Unit objects

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

1340

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