STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Windows 2012 Server Domain Name System Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 13 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The HINFO, RP, TXT and LOC RR types must not be used in the zone SOA.

DISA Rule

SV-73169r4_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-58739

Group Title

SRG-APP-000333-DNS-000107

Rule Version

WDNS-SI-000004

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Log on to the DNS server using the Domain Admin or Enterprise Admin account.

Press Windows Key + R, execute dnsmgmt.msc.

On the opened DNS Manager snap-in from the left pane, expand the server name for the DNS server, and then expand Forward Lookup Zones.

From the expanded list, click to select the zone.

Remove all HINFO, RP, TXT, and LOC RRs from all zones hosted by the DNS Server.

Check Contents

Log on to the DNS server using the Domain Admin or Enterprise Admin account.

Press Windows Key + R, execute dnsmgmt.msc.

On the opened DNS Manager snap-in from the left pane, expand the server name for the DNS server, and then expand Forward Lookup Zones.

From the expanded list, click to select the zone.

Review the zone's Resource Records (RR) and verify HINFO, RP, and LOC RRs are not used. If TXT RRs are used, they must not reveal any information about the organization which could be used for malicious purposes.

If there are any HINFO, RP, LOC, or revealing TXT RRs in any zone hosted by the DNS Server, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-58739

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WDNS-SI-000004

Severity Override Guidance

Log on to the DNS server using the Domain Admin or Enterprise Admin account.

Press Windows Key + R, execute dnsmgmt.msc.

On the opened DNS Manager snap-in from the left pane, expand the server name for the DNS server, and then expand Forward Lookup Zones.

From the expanded list, click to select the zone.

Review the zone's Resource Records (RR) and verify HINFO, RP, and LOC RRs are not used. If TXT RRs are used, they must not reveal any information about the organization which could be used for malicious purposes.

If there are any HINFO, RP, LOC, or revealing TXT RRs in any zone hosted by the DNS Server, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2771

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