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 off-load audit data to a separate log management facility; this must be continuous and in near real time for systems with a network connection to the storage facility and weekly or more often for stand-alone systems.

DISA Rule

SV-82431r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-67941

Group Title

SRG-APP-000515-DB-000318

Rule Version

SQL4-00-038700

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Deploy and configure software tools to transfer audit records to a centralized log management system, continuously and in near-real time where a continuous network connection to the log management system exists, or at least weekly in the absence of such a connection.

Check Contents

Review the system documentation for a description of how audit records are off-loaded.

If the database server has a continuous network connection to the centralized log management system, but the SQL Server audit records are not written directly to the centralized log management system or transferred in near-real-time, this is a finding.

If the database server does not have a continuous network connection to the centralized log management system, and the SQL Server audit records are not transferred to the centralized log management system weekly or more often, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-67941

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SQL4-00-038700

Severity Override Guidance

Review the system documentation for a description of how audit records are off-loaded.

If the database server has a continuous network connection to the centralized log management system, but the SQL Server audit records are not written directly to the centralized log management system or transferred in near-real-time, this is a finding.

If the database server does not have a continuous network connection to the centralized log management system, and the SQL Server audit records are not transferred to the centralized log management system weekly or more often, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2639

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