STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Central Log Server Security Requirements Guide

Version: 1

Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019

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SV-95819r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to protect the data sent from hosts and devices from being altered in a way that may prevent the attribution of an action to an individual (or process acting on behalf of an individual).
SV-95821r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to aggregate log records from organization-defined devices and hosts within its scope of coverage.
SV-95823r1_ruleTime stamps recorded on the log records in the Central Log Server must be configured to synchronize to within one second of the host server or, if NTP is configured directly in the log server, the NTP time source must be the same as the host and devices within its scope of coverage.
SV-95825r1_ruleWhere multiple log servers are installed in the enclave, each log server must be configured to aggregate log records to a central aggregation server or other consolidated events repository.
SV-95827r1_ruleThe Central Log Server log records must be configured to use the syslog protocol or another industry standard format (e.g., Windows event protocol) that can be used by typical analysis tools.
SV-95829r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to retain the DoD-defined attributes of the log records sent by the devices and hosts.
SV-95831r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to allow only the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) (or individuals or roles appointed by the ISSM) to select which auditable events are to be retained.
SV-95833r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform analysis of log records across multiple devices and hosts in the enclave that can be reviewed by authorized individuals.
SV-95835r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform on-demand filtering of the log records for events of interest based on organization-defined criteria.
SV-95837r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to use internal system clocks to generate time stamps for log records.
SV-95839r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to back up the log records repository at least every seven days onto a different system or system component other than the system or component being audited.
SV-95841r1_ruleThe Central Log Server system backups must be stored on media capable of guaranteeing file integrity for a minimum of five years.
SV-95843r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform audit reduction that supports on-demand reporting requirements.
SV-95845r1_ruleFor devices and hosts within its scope of coverage, the Central Log Server must be configured to notify the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) when account modification events are received.
SV-95847r1_ruleFor devices and hosts within its scope of coverage, the Central Log Server must notify the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) when events indicating account disabling actions are received.
SV-95849r1_ruleFor devices and hosts within its scope of coverage, the Central Log Server must notify the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) when events indicating account removal actions are received.
SV-95851r1_ruleThe System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Manager (ISSM) must configure the retention of the log records based on criticality level, event type, and/or retention period, at a minimum.
SV-95853r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured so changes made to the level and type of log records stored in the centralized repository must take effect immediately without the need to reboot or restart the application.
SV-95855r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to allow selection, capture, and view of all events related to a user session, host, or device when required by authorized users.
SV-95857r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured for centralized management of the events repository for the purposes of configuration, analysis, and reporting.
SV-95859r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to off-load log records onto a different system or media than the system being audited.
SV-95861r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to send an immediate alert to the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) (at a minimum) when allocated log record storage volume reaches 75 percent of the repository maximum log record storage capacity.
SV-95863r1_ruleFor the host and devices within its scope of coverage, the Central Log Server must be configured to send a real-time alert to the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) (at a minimum) of all audit failure events, such as loss of communications with hosts and devices, or if log records are no longer being received.
SV-95865r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to send an immediate alert to the System Administrator (SA) or Information System Security Officer (ISSO) if communication with the host and devices within its scope of coverage is lost.
SV-95867r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform on-demand sorting of log records for events of interest based on the content of organization-defined audit fields within log records.
SV-95869r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform on-demand searches of log records for events of interest based on the content of organization-defined audit fields within log records.
SV-95871r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform audit reduction that supports on-demand audit review and analysis.
SV-95873r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform audit reduction that supports after-the-fact investigations of security incidents.
SV-95875r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to generate on-demand audit review and analysis reports.
SV-95877r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to generate reports that support on-demand reporting requirements.
SV-95879r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to generate reports that support after-the-fact investigations of security incidents.
SV-95881r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to perform audit reduction that does not alter original content or time ordering of log records.
SV-95883r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to generate reports that do not alter original content or time ordering of log records.
SV-95885r1_ruleUpon receipt of the log record from hosts and devices, the Central Log Server must be configured to record time stamps of the time of receipt that can be mapped to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
SV-95887r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to record time stamps for when log records are received by the log server that meet a granularity of one second for a minimum degree of precision.
SV-95891r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to off-load interconnected systems in real time and off-load standalone systems weekly, at a minimum.
SV-95893r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to retain the identity of the original source host or device where the event occurred as part of the log record.
SV-95895r2_ruleThe Central Log Server that aggregates log records from hosts and devices must be configured to use TCP for transmission.
SV-95897r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to notify the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO), at a minimum, when an attack is detected on multiple devices and hosts within its scope of coverage.
SV-95899r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to automatically create trouble tickets for organization-defined threats and events of interest as they are detected in real time (within seconds).
SV-95901r1_ruleFor devices and hosts within the scope of coverage, the Central Log Server must be configured to automatically aggregate events that indicate account actions.
SV-95903r2_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured with the organization-defined severity or criticality levels of each event that is being sent from individual devices or hosts.
SV-95905r1_ruleAnalysis, viewing, and indexing functions, services, and applications used as part of the Central Log Server must be configured to comply with DoD-trusted path and access requirements.
SV-95995r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to uniquely identify and authenticate organizational users (or processes acting on behalf of organizational users).
SV-95997r1_ruleFor accounts using password authentication, the Central Log Server must be configured to store only cryptographic representations of passwords.
SV-95999r1_ruleFor accounts using password authentication, the Central Log Server must use FIPS-validated SHA-1 or later protocol to protect the integrity of the password authentication process.
SV-96001r1_ruleThe Central Log Server, when utilizing PKI-based authentication, must validate certificates by constructing a certification path (which includes status information) to an accepted trust anchor.
SV-96003r1_ruleThe Central Log Server, when using PKI-based authentication, must enforce authorized access to the corresponding private key.
SV-96005r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must obfuscate authentication information during the authentication process so that the authentication is not visible.
SV-96009r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must use FIPS-validated SHA-1 or higher hash function to protect the integrity of keyed-hash message authentication code (HMAC), Key Derivation Functions (KDFs), Random Bit Generation, hash-only applications, and digital signature verification (legacy use only).
SV-96011r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce approved authorizations for logical access to information and system resources in accordance with applicable access control policies.
SV-96015r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to protect the confidentiality and integrity of transmitted information.
SV-96017r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must implement NIST FIPS-validated cryptography for the following: to provision digital signatures; to generate cryptographic hashes; and/or to protect unclassified information requiring confidentiality and cryptographic protection.
SV-96021r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must use multifactor authentication for network access to privileged user accounts.
SV-96023r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must use multifactor authentication for network access to non-privileged user accounts.
SV-96027r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must use multifactor authentication for local access using privileged user accounts.
SV-96029r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to use multifactor authentication for network access to privileged accounts such that one of the factors is provided by a device separate from the system gaining access.
SV-96031r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must use FIPS-validated SHA-1 or higher hash function to provide replay-resistant authentication mechanisms for network access to privileged accounts.
SV-96033r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must disable accounts (individuals, groups, roles, and devices) after 35 days of inactivity.
SV-96035r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce a minimum 15-character password length.
SV-96037r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to accept the DoD CAC credential to support identity management and personal authentication.
SV-96041r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to electronically verify the DoD CAC credential.
SV-96045r1_ruleFor locally created accounts in the application, the Central Log Server must be configured to allow the use of a temporary password for system logons with an immediate change to a permanent password.
SV-96049r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to prohibit password reuse for a minimum of five generations.
SV-96051r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one upper-case character be used.
SV-96053r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one lower-case character be used.
SV-96059r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one numeric character be used.
SV-96063r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one special character be used.
SV-96067r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to require the change of at least 8 of the total number of characters when passwords are changed.
SV-96069r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce 24 hours/1 day as the minimum password lifetime.
SV-96073r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must be configured to enforce a 60-day maximum password lifetime restriction.
SV-96077r1_ruleThe Central Log Server must map the authenticated identity to the individual user or group account for PKI-based authentication.