STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Keyboard Video and Mouse Switch STIG Version: 2 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 22 Jan 2016: The KVM switch must be physically protected in accordance with the requirements of the highest classification for any IS connected to the KVM switch.

DISA Rule

SV-6825r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-6677

Group Title

KVM switch physical security

Rule Version

KVM01.003.00

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Develop a plan to move the KVM switch to a location that is physically protected in accordance with the requirements of the highest classification for any IS connected to the KVM switch. Obtain CM approval for the plan and implement the plan.

Check Contents

The reviewer will check the location of the KVM switch. If the switch is not located in an area that is secured in the same manner as required of the IS with the highest classification level, then this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-6677

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KVM01.003.00

Severity Override Guidance

The reviewer will check the location of the KVM switch. If the switch is not located in an area that is secured in the same manner as required of the IS with the highest classification level, then this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Potential Impact

When the KVM switch is moved it may require the
ISs attached to the switch to be powered down prior to the
move.

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

550

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