STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: EDB Postgres Advanced Server Security Technical Implementation Guide

Version: 1

Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019

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SV-83479r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must limit the number of concurrent sessions to an organization-defined number per user for all accounts and/or account types.
SV-83481r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must integrate with an organization-level authentication/access mechanism providing account management and automation for all users, groups, roles, and any other principals.
SV-83483r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must enforce approved authorizations for logical access to information and system resources in accordance with applicable access control policies.
SV-83485r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must protect against a user falsely repudiating having performed organization-defined actions.
SV-83487r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must provide audit record generation capability for DoD-defined auditable events within all EDB Postgres Advanced Server/database components.
SV-83489r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must allow only the ISSM (or individuals or roles appointed by the ISSM) to select which auditable events are to be audited.
SV-83491r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when privileges/permissions are retrieved.
SV-83493r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to retrieve privileges/permissions occur.
SV-83495r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must initiate support of session auditing upon startup.
SV-83499r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must produce audit records containing sufficient information to establish what type of events occurred.
SV-83501r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must produce audit records containing time stamps to establish when the events occurred.
SV-83503r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must produce audit records containing sufficient information to establish where the events occurred.
SV-83505r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must produce audit records containing sufficient information to establish the sources (origins) of the events.
SV-83507r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must produce audit records containing sufficient information to establish the outcome (success or failure) of the events.
SV-83509r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must produce audit records containing sufficient information to establish the identity of any user/subject or process associated with the event.
SV-83511r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must include additional, more detailed, organization-defined information in the audit records for audit events identified by type, location, or subject.
SV-83513r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must by default shut down upon audit failure, to include the unavailability of space for more audit log records; or must be configurable to shut down upon audit failure.
SV-83515r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be configurable to overwrite audit log records, oldest first (First-In-First-Out - FIFO), in the event of unavailability of space for more audit log records.
SV-83517r1_ruleThe audit information produced by the EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be protected from unauthorized read access.
SV-83519r1_ruleThe audit information produced by the EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be protected from unauthorized modification.
SV-83521r1_ruleThe audit information produced by the EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be protected from unauthorized deletion.
SV-83523r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must protect its audit features from unauthorized access.
SV-83525r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must protect its audit configuration from unauthorized modification.
SV-83527r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must protect its audit features from unauthorized removal.
SV-83529r1_ruleSoftware, applications, and configuration files that are part of, or related to, the Postgres Plus Advanced Server installation must be monitored to discover unauthorized changes.
SV-83531r1_ruleEDB Postgres Advanced Server software modules, to include stored procedures, functions and triggers must be monitored to discover unauthorized changes.
SV-83533r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server software installation account must be restricted to authorized users.
SV-83535r1_ruleDatabase software, including EDB Postgres Advanced Server configuration files, must be stored in dedicated directories, separate from the host OS and other applications.
SV-83537r1_ruleDatabase objects (including but not limited to tables, indexes, storage, stored procedures, functions, triggers, links to software external to the EDB Postgres Advanced Server, etc.) must be owned by database/EDB Postgres Advanced Server principals authorized for ownership.
SV-83539r1_ruleThe role(s)/group(s) used to modify database structure (including but not necessarily limited to tables, indexes, storage, etc.) and logic modules (stored procedures, functions, triggers, links to software external to the EDB Postgres Advanced Server, etc.) must be restricted to authorized users.
SV-83541r1_ruleDefault, demonstration and sample databases, database objects, and applications must be removed.
SV-83543r1_ruleUnused database components, EDB Postgres Advanced Server software, and database objects must be removed.
SV-83545r1_ruleUnused database components which are integrated in the EDB Postgres Advanced Server and cannot be uninstalled must be disabled.
SV-83547r1_ruleAccess to external executables must be disabled or restricted.
SV-83549r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be configured to prohibit or restrict the use of organization-defined functions, ports, protocols, and/or services, as defined in the PPSM CAL and vulnerability assessments.
SV-83551r1_ruleIf passwords are used for authentication, the EDB Postgres Advanced Server must store only hashed, salted representations of passwords.
SV-83553r1_ruleIf passwords are used for authentication, the EDB Postgres Advanced Server must transmit only encrypted representations of passwords.
SV-83555r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server, when utilizing PKI-based authentication, must validate certificates by performing RFC 5280-compliant certification path validation.
SV-83557r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must enforce authorized access to all PKI private keys stored/utilized by the EDB Postgres Advanced Server.
SV-83559r2_ruleApplications must obscure feedback of authentication information during the authentication process to protect the information from possible exploitation/use by unauthorized individuals.
SV-83561r1_ruleWhen using command-line tools such as psql, users must use a logon method that does not expose the password.
SV-83563r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must use NIST FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic modules for cryptographic operations.
SV-83565r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must protect the confidentiality and integrity of all information at rest.
SV-83567r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must isolate security functions from non-security functions.
SV-83569r1_ruleDatabase contents must be protected from unauthorized and unintended information transfer by enforcement of a data-transfer policy.
SV-83571r1_ruleAccess to database files must be limited to relevant processes and to authorized, administrative users.
SV-83573r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must check the validity of all data inputs except those specifically identified by the organization.
SV-83575r3_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server and associated applications must reserve the use of dynamic code execution for situations that require it.
SV-83577r3_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server and associated applications, when making use of dynamic code execution, must scan input data for invalid values that may indicate a code injection attack.
SV-83579r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must provide non-privileged users with error messages that provide information necessary for corrective actions without revealing information that could be exploited by adversaries.
SV-83581r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must reveal detailed error messages only to the ISSO, ISSM, SA and DBA.
SV-83583r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must automatically terminate a user session after organization-defined conditions or trigger events requiring session disconnect.
SV-83585r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must associate organization-defined types of security labels having organization-defined security label values with information in storage.
SV-83587r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must associate organization-defined types of security labels having organization-defined security label values with information in process.
SV-83589r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must associate organization-defined types of security labels having organization-defined security label values with information in transmission.
SV-83591r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must prevent non-privileged users from executing privileged functions, to include disabling, circumventing, or altering implemented security safeguards/countermeasures.
SV-83593r2_ruleExecution of software modules (to include stored procedures, functions, and triggers) with elevated privileges must be restricted to necessary cases only.
SV-83595r2_ruleExecution of software modules (to include stored procedures, functions, and triggers) with elevated privileges must be restricted to necessary cases only.
SV-83597r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must utilize centralized management of the content captured in audit records generated by all components of the EDB Postgres Advanced Server.
SV-83599r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must provide centralized configuration of the content to be captured in audit records generated by all components of the EDB Postgres Advanced Server.
SV-83601r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must allocate audit record storage capacity in accordance with organization-defined audit record storage requirements.
SV-83603r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must provide a warning to appropriate support staff when allocated audit record storage volume reaches 75% of maximum audit record storage capacity.
SV-83605r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must provide an immediate real-time alert to appropriate support staff of all audit failure events requiring real-time alerts.
SV-83607r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must prohibit user installation of logic modules (stored procedures, functions, triggers, views, etc.) without explicit privileged status.
SV-83609r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must enforce access restrictions associated with changes to the configuration of the EDB Postgres Advanced Server or database(s).
SV-83611r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must produce audit records of its enforcement of access restrictions associated with changes to the configuration of the EDB Postgres Advanced Server or database(s).
SV-83613r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must disable network functions, ports, protocols, and services deemed by the organization to be nonsecure, in accord with the Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM) guidance.
SV-83615r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must require users to re-authenticate when organization-defined circumstances or situations require re-authentication.
SV-83617r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must only accept end entity certificates issued by DoD PKI or DoD-approved PKI Certification Authorities (CAs) for the establishment of all encrypted sessions.
SV-83619r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must implement cryptographic mechanisms to prevent unauthorized modification of organization-defined information at rest (to include, at a minimum, PII and classified information) on organization-defined information system components.
SV-83621r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must implement cryptographic mechanisms preventing the unauthorized disclosure of organization-defined information at rest on organization-defined information system components.
SV-83623r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must maintain the confidentiality and integrity of information during preparation for transmission.
SV-83625r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must maintain the confidentiality and integrity of information during reception.
SV-83627r3_ruleWhen invalid inputs are received, the EDB Postgres Advanced Server must behave in a predictable and documented manner that reflects organizational and system objectives.
SV-83629r1_ruleSecurity-relevant software updates to the EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be installed within the time period directed by an authoritative source (e.g., IAVM, CTOs, DTMs, and STIGs).
SV-83631r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when security objects are accessed.
SV-83633r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to access security objects occur.
SV-83635r2_ruleThe DBMS must generate audit records when categories of information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) are accessed.
SV-83637r2_ruleAudit records must be generated when unsuccessful attempts to access categorized information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) occur.
SV-83639r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when privileges/permissions are added.
SV-83641r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to add privileges/permissions occur.
SV-83643r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when security objects are modified.
SV-83645r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to modify security objects occur.
SV-83647r2_ruleAudit records must be generated when categorized information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) is created.
SV-83649r2_ruleAudit records must be generated when unsuccessful attempts to create categorized information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) occur.
SV-83651r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when privileges/permissions are deleted.
SV-83653r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to delete privileges/permissions occur.
SV-83655r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when security objects are deleted.
SV-83657r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to delete security objects occur.
SV-83659r2_ruleAudit records must be generated when categorized information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) is deleted.
SV-83661r2_ruleAudit records must be generated when unsuccessful attempts to delete categorized information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) occur.
SV-83663r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when successful logons or connections occur.
SV-83665r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful logons or connection attempts occur.
SV-83667r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records for all privileged activities or other system-level access.
SV-83669r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to execute privileged activities or other system-level access occur.
SV-83671r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records showing starting and ending time for user access to the database(s).
SV-83673r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when concurrent logons/connections by the same user from different workstations occur.
SV-83675r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be able to generate audit records when successful accesses to objects occur.
SV-83677r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records when unsuccessful accesses to objects occur.
SV-83679r2_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must generate audit records for all direct access to the database(s).
SV-83681r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must implement NIST FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic modules to provision digital signatures.
SV-83683r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must implement NIST FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic modules to generate and validate cryptographic hashes.
SV-83685r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must implement NIST FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic modules to protect unclassified information requiring confidentiality and cryptographic protection, in accordance with the requirements of the data owner.
SV-83687r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must off-load audit data to a separate log management facility; this must be continuous and in near real time for systems with a network connection to the storage facility and weekly or more often for stand-alone systems.
SV-83689r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must be configured on a platform that has a NIST certified FIPS 140-2 installation of OpenSSL.
SV-83691r2_ruleAudit records must be generated when categorized information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) is modified.
SV-83693r2_ruleAudit records must be generated when unsuccessful attempts to modify categorized information (e.g., classification levels/security levels) occur.
SV-83695r1_ruleThe EDB Postgres Advanced Server must uniquely identify and authenticate organizational users (or processes acting on behalf of organizational users).