STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager 11.x Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 29 May 2015: The BIG-IP ASM module must be configured to automatically update malicious code protection mechanisms when providing content filtering to virtual servers.

DISA Rule

SV-74503r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-60073

Group Title

SRG-NET-000251-ALG-000131

Rule Version

F5BI-AS-000119

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

If the BIG-IP Core performs content filtering as part of the traffic management functionality, configure the BIG-IP ASM module to update malicious code protection mechanisms whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures.

Check Contents

If the BIG-IP ASM module is not used to support content filtering as part of the traffic management functions of the BIG-IP Core, this is not applicable.

When content filtering is performed as part of the traffic management functionality, verify the BIG-IP ASM module is configured to update malicious code protection mechanisms and signature definitions whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures.

Verify the BIG-IP ASM module is configured to update malicious code protection mechanisms when providing content filtering to virtual servers for whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures.

Navigate to the BIG-IP System manager >> Security >> Options >> Application Security >> Attack Signatures >> Attack Signature Updates.

Review the following settings to confirm compliance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures:

Update Mode is set to "Manual", unless defined differently by the Organization.

Delivery Mode is set to "Automatic", unless defined differently by the Organization.

Verify that "Auto Apply New Signatures Configurations After Update" is NOT "Enabled", unless defined differently by the Organization.

If the BIG-IP ASM module does not update malicious code protection mechanisms whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-60073

Documentable

False

Rule Version

F5BI-AS-000119

Severity Override Guidance

If the BIG-IP ASM module is not used to support content filtering as part of the traffic management functions of the BIG-IP Core, this is not applicable.

When content filtering is performed as part of the traffic management functionality, verify the BIG-IP ASM module is configured to update malicious code protection mechanisms and signature definitions whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures.

Verify the BIG-IP ASM module is configured to update malicious code protection mechanisms when providing content filtering to virtual servers for whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures.

Navigate to the BIG-IP System manager >> Security >> Options >> Application Security >> Attack Signatures >> Attack Signature Updates.

Review the following settings to confirm compliance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures:

Update Mode is set to "Manual", unless defined differently by the Organization.

Delivery Mode is set to "Automatic", unless defined differently by the Organization.

Verify that "Auto Apply New Signatures Configurations After Update" is NOT "Enabled", unless defined differently by the Organization.

If the BIG-IP ASM module does not update malicious code protection mechanisms whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policies and procedures, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

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Target Key

2841

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