STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware NSX Manager Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 27 Jun 2016: The NSX vCenter must reveal error messages only to authorized individuals (ISSO, ISSM, and SA).

DISA Rule

SV-83795r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-69191

Group Title

SRG-APP-000267-NDM-000273

Rule Version

VNSX-ND-000077

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

To create a new role with specific permissions, associate the newly created role to an Active Directory group, and associate that group to an NSX Role, do the following:

Log on to vSphere Web Client with credentials authorized for administration, navigate and select Administration >> Access Control >> Roles >> Click the green plus sign, enter a name for the role, and select only the specific permissions required. Groups can then be assigned to the newly created role.

To associate the newly created role to an Active Directory Group, navigate and select Administration >> Access Control >> Global Permissions >> Click the green plus sign >> Click Add under Users and Groups >> Select the appropriate Group and assign the appropriate role.

Navigate and select Networking and Security >> NSX Managers >> NSX Manager in the Name column >> Manage tab >> Users >> Click the green plus sign >> Choose Specify a vCenter group, enter FQDN of group name, click Next >> Select the appropriate NSX Role and click Finish.

Application service account and user required privileges must be documented.

Check Contents

Verify the application must reveal error messages only to authorized individuals.

Log on to vSphere Web Client with credentials authorized for administration, navigate and select Networking and Security >> NSX Managers >> NSX Manager in the Name column >> Manage tab >> Users.

View each role and verify the users and/or groups assigned to it.

Application service account and user required privileges must be documented.

If any user or service account has more privileges than required, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-69191

Documentable

False

Rule Version

VNSX-ND-000077

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the application must reveal error messages only to authorized individuals.

Log on to vSphere Web Client with credentials authorized for administration, navigate and select Networking and Security >> NSX Managers >> NSX Manager in the Name column >> Manage tab >> Users.

View each role and verify the users and/or groups assigned to it.

Application service account and user required privileges must be documented.

If any user or service account has more privileges than required, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2991

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