STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Windows 2008 Server Domain Name System Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 7 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The Windows DNS Server key file must be owned by the account under which the Windows DNS Server service is run.

DISA Rule

SV-83209r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-58643

Group Title

SRG-APP-000176-DNS-000018

Rule Version

WDNS-IA-000007

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Access Windows Explorer.

Navigate to the following location:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Crypto

Right-click on each sub-folder, choose “Properties”, click on the “Security” tab, and click on the “Advanced” button.

Click on "Change" next to the listed Owner and change to be the account under which the DNS Server Service is running.

Check Contents

Access Services on the Windows DNS Server and locate the DNS Server Service.

Determine the account under which the DNS Server Service is running.

Access Windows Explorer.

Navigate to the following location:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Crypto

Right-click on each sub-folder, choose “Properties”, click on the “Security” tab, and click on the “Advanced” button.

Verify the Owner on the folder, sub-folders, and files are the account under which the DNS Server Service is running.

If any other user or group is listed as OWNER of the %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Crypto folder, sub-folders, and files, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-58643

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WDNS-IA-000007

Severity Override Guidance

Access Services on the Windows DNS Server and locate the DNS Server Service.

Determine the account under which the DNS Server Service is running.

Access Windows Explorer.

Navigate to the following location:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Crypto

Right-click on each sub-folder, choose “Properties”, click on the “Security” tab, and click on the “Advanced” button.

Verify the Owner on the folder, sub-folders, and files are the account under which the DNS Server Service is running.

If any other user or group is listed as OWNER of the %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Crypto folder, sub-folders, and files, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2773

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