STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Network Device Management Security Requirements Guide Version: 3 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The network device must require that when a password is changed, the characters are changed in at least eight of the positions within the password.

DISA Rule

SV-69373r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-55127

Group Title

SRG-APP-000170-NDM-000329

Rule Version

SRG-APP-000170-NDM-000329

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the network device and associated authentication server to require that when a password is changed, the characters are changed in at least eight of the positions within the password.

Check Contents

Where passwords are used, confirm the characters are changed in at least eight of the positions within the password. This requirement may be verified by demonstration, configuration review, or validated test results.

If the network device and associated authentication server does not require that when a password is changed, the characters are changed in at least eight of the positions within the password, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-55127

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SRG-APP-000170-NDM-000329

Severity Override Guidance

Where passwords are used, confirm the characters are changed in at least eight of the positions within the password. This requirement may be verified by demonstration, configuration review, or validated test results.

If the network device and associated authentication server does not require that when a password is changed, the characters are changed in at least eight of the positions within the password, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2729

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