STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Keyboard Video and Mouse Switch STIG Version: 2 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 22 Jan 2016: An A/B switch must not be used to share a peripheral device between two or more users.

DISA Rule

SV-6979r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-6757

Group Title

A/B Switch sharing peripheral between users

Rule Version

KVM04.004.00

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Develop a plan to remove all A/B switches that are being used to switch peripherals between two or more users and to acquire new peripherals to support documented needs. Obtain CM approval of the plan and execute the plan.

Check Contents

The reviewer will interview the ISSO or SA to verify that A/B switches are not being used to share peripherals between two users. If an A/B switch is being used to share peripherals between users, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-6757

Documentable

False

Rule Version

KVM04.004.00

Severity Override Guidance

The reviewer will interview the ISSO or SA to verify that A/B switches are not being used to share peripherals between two users. If an A/B switch is being used to share peripherals between users, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

I

Potential Impact

There may be a need to acquire more
peripherals.

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

550

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