STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: IIS 8.5 Site Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 9 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The IIS 8.5 website session state must be enabled.

DISA Rule

SV-91471r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-76775

Group Title

SRG-APP-000001-WSR-000002

Rule Version

IISW-SI-000201

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Follow the procedures below for each site hosted on the IIS 8.5 web server:

Open the IIS 8.5 Manager.

Click the site name.

Under the "ASP.NET" section, select "Session State".

Under "Session State Mode Settings", verify the "In Process" mode is selected.

Select "Apply" from the "Actions" pane.

Check Contents

Follow the procedures below for each site hosted on the IIS 8.5 web server:

Open the IIS 8.5 Manager.

Click the site name.

Under the "ASP.NET" section, select "Session State".

Under "Session State Mode Settings", verify the "In Process" mode is selected.

If the "Session State Mode Settings" is set to "In Process", this is not a finding.

Alternative method:

Click the site name.

Select "Configuration Editor" under the "Management" section.

From the "Section:" drop-down list at the top of the configuration editor, locate "system.web/sessionState".

Verify the "mode" reflects "InProc".

If the "mode" is not set to "InProc", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-76775

Documentable

False

Rule Version

IISW-SI-000201

Severity Override Guidance

Follow the procedures below for each site hosted on the IIS 8.5 web server:

Open the IIS 8.5 Manager.

Click the site name.

Under the "ASP.NET" section, select "Session State".

Under "Session State Mode Settings", verify the "In Process" mode is selected.

If the "Session State Mode Settings" is set to "In Process", this is not a finding.

Alternative method:

Click the site name.

Select "Configuration Editor" under the "Management" section.

From the "Section:" drop-down list at the top of the configuration editor, locate "system.web/sessionState".

Verify the "mode" reflects "InProc".

If the "mode" is not set to "InProc", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2791

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