STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Microsoft Exchange 2016 Mailbox Server Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The Exchange application directory must be protected from unauthorized access.

DISA Rule

SV-95425r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-80715

Group Title

SRG-APP-000378

Rule Version

EX16-MB-000570

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Update the EDSP to specify the authorized groups and users that have access to the Exchange application directories or verify that this information is documented by the organization.

Navigate to the Exchange application directory and remove or modify the group or user access permissions.

Note: The default installation directory is \Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15.

Check Contents

Review the Email Domain Security Plan (EDSP) or document that contains this information.

Determine the authorized groups and users that have access to the Exchange application directories.

Verify the access permissions on the directory match the access permissions listed in the EDSP.

If any group or user has different access permissions, this is a finding.

Note: The default installation directory is \Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15.

Vulnerability Number

V-80715

Documentable

False

Rule Version

EX16-MB-000570

Severity Override Guidance

Review the Email Domain Security Plan (EDSP) or document that contains this information.

Determine the authorized groups and users that have access to the Exchange application directories.

Verify the access permissions on the directory match the access permissions listed in the EDSP.

If any group or user has different access permissions, this is a finding.

Note: The default installation directory is \Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3355

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