STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 10 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services user right on member servers must be configured to prevent access from highly privileged domain accounts and all local accounts on domain systems and from unauthenticated access on all systems.

DISA Rule

SV-88439r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-73775

Group Title

SRG-OS-000297-GPOS-00115

Rule Version

WN16-MS-000410

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment >> "Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services" to include the following:

Domain Systems Only:
- Enterprise Admins group
- Domain Admins group
- Local account (see Note below)

All Systems:
- Guests group

Note: "Local account" is referring to the Windows built-in security group.

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This applies to member servers and standalone systems. A separate version applies to domain controllers.

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.

Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment.

If the following accounts or groups are not defined for the "Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services" user right, this is a finding.

Domain Systems Only:
- Enterprise Admins group
- Domain Admins group
- Local account (see Note below)

All Systems:
- Guests group

For server core installations, run the following command:

Secedit /Export /Areas User_Rights /cfg c:\path\filename.txt

Review the text file.

If the following SIDs are not defined for the "SeDenyRemoteInteractiveLogonRight" user right, this is a finding.

Domain Systems Only:
S-1-5-root domain-519 (Enterprise Admins)
S-1-5-domain-512 (Domain Admins)
S-1-5-113 ("Local account")

All Systems:
S-1-5-32-546 (Guests)

Note: "Local account" is referring to the Windows built-in security group.

Vulnerability Number

V-73775

Documentable

False

Rule Version

WN16-MS-000410

Severity Override Guidance

This applies to member servers and standalone systems. A separate version applies to domain controllers.

Verify the effective setting in Local Group Policy Editor.

Run "gpedit.msc".

Navigate to Local Computer Policy >> Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> User Rights Assignment.

If the following accounts or groups are not defined for the "Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services" user right, this is a finding.

Domain Systems Only:
- Enterprise Admins group
- Domain Admins group
- Local account (see Note below)

All Systems:
- Guests group

For server core installations, run the following command:

Secedit /Export /Areas User_Rights /cfg c:\path\filename.txt

Review the text file.

If the following SIDs are not defined for the "SeDenyRemoteInteractiveLogonRight" user right, this is a finding.

Domain Systems Only:
S-1-5-root domain-519 (Enterprise Admins)
S-1-5-domain-512 (Domain Admins)
S-1-5-113 ("Local account")

All Systems:
S-1-5-32-546 (Guests)

Note: "Local account" is referring to the Windows built-in security group.

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M

Target Key

3157

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