STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: PostgreSQL 9.x Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: PostgreSQL must only accept end entity certificates issued by DoD PKI or DoD-approved PKI Certification Authorities (CAs) for the establishment of all encrypted sessions.

DISA Rule

SV-87683r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-73031

Group Title

SRG-APP-000427-DB-000385

Rule Version

PGS9-00-010300

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Revoke trust in any certificates not issued by a DoD-approved certificate authority.

Configure PostgreSQL to accept only DoD and DoD-approved PKI end-entity certificates.

To configure PostgreSQL to accept approved CA's, see the official PostgreSQL documentation: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/ssl-tcp.html

For more information on configuring PostgreSQL to use SSL, see supplementary content APPENDIX-G.

Check Contents

As the database administrator (shown here as "postgres"), verify the following setting in postgresql.conf:

$ sudo su - postgres
$ psql -c "SHOW ssl_ca_file"
$ psql -c "SHOW ssl_cert_file"

If the database is not configured to used approved certificates, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-73031

Documentable

False

Rule Version

PGS9-00-010300

Severity Override Guidance

As the database administrator (shown here as "postgres"), verify the following setting in postgresql.conf:

$ sudo su - postgres
$ psql -c "SHOW ssl_ca_file"
$ psql -c "SHOW ssl_cert_file"

If the database is not configured to used approved certificates, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3087

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