STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: MS SQL Server 2014 Instance Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 9 Benchmark Date: 26 Oct 2018: SQL Server must have the Master Data Services software component removed if it is unused.

DISA Rule

SV-82327r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-67837

Group Title

SRG-APP-000141-DB-000091

Rule Version

SQL4-00-016820

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Either using the Start menu or via the command "control.exe", open the Windows Control Panel. Open Programs and Features. Double-click on Microsoft SQL Server 2014. In the dialog box that appears, select Remove. Wait for the Remove wizard to appear.

Select '<< Remove shared features only >>'; click Next. Note: all SQL Server 2014 instances will be affected by this action.)

Select Master Data Services; click Next.

Follow the remaining prompts, to remove Master Data Services from SQL Server.

Check Contents

If the Master Data Services feature is used and satisfies organizational requirements, this is not a finding.

Click on the Start button. Navigate to >> Microsoft SQL Server 2014 >> Master Data Services.

If the "Master Data Services" folder exists and contains any programs, this is a finding.

In Windows Explorer, navigate to <drive where SQL Server is installed>:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\120\Master Data Services\.

If this exists and contains any files, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-67837

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SQL4-00-016820

Severity Override Guidance

If the Master Data Services feature is used and satisfies organizational requirements, this is not a finding.

Click on the Start button. Navigate to >> Microsoft SQL Server 2014 >> Master Data Services.

If the "Master Data Services" folder exists and contains any programs, this is a finding.

In Windows Explorer, navigate to <drive where SQL Server is installed>:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\120\Master Data Services\.

If this exists and contains any files, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2639

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