STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: MS SQL Server 2016 Instance Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 8 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Security-relevant software updates to SQL Server must be installed within the time period directed by an authoritative source (e.g. IAVM, CTOs, DTMs, and STIGs).

DISA Rule

SV-93955r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-79249

Group Title

SRG-APP-000456-DB-000390

Rule Version

SQL6-D0-012800

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Upgrade SQL Server to the Microsoft-supported version. Institute and adhere to policies and procedures to ensure that patches are consistently applied to SQL Server within the time allowed.

Check Contents

Obtain evidence that software patches are consistently applied to SQL Server within the time frame defined for each patch. To be considered supported, Microsoft must report that the version is supported by security patches to known vulnerability. Review the Support dates at: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle?C2=1044

Check the SQL Server Version by running the following script: Print @@version

If the SQL Server version is not shown as supported, this is a finding.

If such evidence cannot be obtained, or the evidence that is obtained indicates a pattern of noncompliance, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-79249

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SQL6-D0-012800

Severity Override Guidance

Obtain evidence that software patches are consistently applied to SQL Server within the time frame defined for each patch. To be considered supported, Microsoft must report that the version is supported by security patches to known vulnerability. Review the Support dates at: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle?C2=1044

Check the SQL Server Version by running the following script: Print @@version

If the SQL Server version is not shown as supported, this is a finding.

If such evidence cannot be obtained, or the evidence that is obtained indicates a pattern of noncompliance, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3219

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