STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Apple OS X 10.13 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The macOS system must be configured to disable Remote Apple Events.

DISA Rule

SV-96391r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-81677

Group Title

SRG-OS-000096-GPOS-00050

Rule Version

AOSX-13-000975

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

To disable Remote Apple Events, run the following command:

/usr/bin/sudo /bin/launchctl disable system/com.apple.AEServer

The system may need to be restarted for the update to take effect.

Check Contents

To check if Remote Apple Events is disabled, use the following command:

/usr/bin/sudo /bin/launchctl print-disabled system | /usr/bin/grep com.apple.AEServer

If the results do not show the following, this is a finding.

"com.apple.AEServer" => true

Vulnerability Number

V-81677

Documentable

False

Rule Version

AOSX-13-000975

Severity Override Guidance

To check if Remote Apple Events is disabled, use the following command:

/usr/bin/sudo /bin/launchctl print-disabled system | /usr/bin/grep com.apple.AEServer

If the results do not show the following, this is a finding.

"com.apple.AEServer" => true

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3329

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