STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: General Purpose Operating System SRG

Version: 1

Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 26 Jul 2019

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SV-70831r1_ruleThe operating system must provide automated mechanisms for supporting account management functions.
SV-70833r1_ruleThe operating system must enable an application firewall, if available.
SV-70835r1_ruleThe operating system must automatically remove or disable temporary user accounts after 72 hours.
SV-70837r2_ruleThe operating system must audit all account creations.
SV-70839r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce the limit of three consecutive invalid logon attempts by a user during a 15-minute time period.
SV-70843r1_ruleThe operating system must limit the ability of non-privileged users to grant other users direct access to the contents of their home directories/folders.
SV-70845r1_ruleThe operating system must display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner before granting local or remote access to the system.
SV-70847r1_ruleThe operating system must not allow an unattended or automatic logon to the system.
SV-70849r1_ruleThe operating system must define default permissions for all authenticated users in such a way that the user can only read and modify their own files.
SV-70851r1_ruleThe operating system must be configured in accordance with the security configuration settings based on DoD security configuration or implementation guidance, including STIGs, NSA configuration guides, CTOs, and DTMs.
SV-70853r1_ruleThe operating system must display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner until users acknowledge the usage conditions and take explicit actions to log on for further access.
SV-70855r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce a delay of at least 4 seconds between logon prompts following a failed logon attempt.
SV-70857r1_ruleThe operating system must prevent the use of dictionary words for passwords.
SV-70859r2_ruleThe operating system must, at a minimum, off-load audit data from interconnected systems in real time and off-load audit data from standalone systems weekly.
SV-70861r1_ruleThe operating system must implement NIST FIPS-validated cryptography for the following: to provision digital signatures, to generate cryptographic hashes, and to protect unclassified information requiring confidentiality and cryptographic protection in accordance with applicable federal laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, and standards.
SV-70863r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records for all kernel module load, unload, and restart actions, and also for all program initiations.
SV-70865r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records for all account creations, modifications, disabling, and termination events.
SV-70867r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records for all direct access to the information system.
SV-70869r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful accesses to objects occur.
SV-70871r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when concurrent logons to the same account occur from different sources.
SV-70873r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records showing starting and ending time for user access to the system.
SV-70875r1_ruleThe audit system must be configured to audit the loading and unloading of dynamic kernel modules.
SV-70877r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records for privileged activities or other system-level access.
SV-70879r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful logon attempts occur.
SV-70881r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to delete security objects occur.
SV-70883r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to delete security levels occur.
SV-70885r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to delete privileges occur.
SV-70887r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to modify categories of information (e.g., classification levels) occur.
SV-70889r1_ruleThe operating system must limit the number of concurrent sessions to ten for all accounts and/or account types.
SV-70891r1_ruleThe operating system must retain a users session lock until that user reestablishes access using established identification and authentication procedures.
SV-70893r1_ruleThe operating system must initiate a session lock after a 15-minute period of inactivity for all connection types.
SV-70895r1_ruleThe operating system must provide the capability for users to directly initiate a session lock for all connection types.
SV-70897r1_ruleThe operating system must conceal, via the session lock, information previously visible on the display with a publicly viewable image.
SV-70899r1_ruleThe operating system must monitor remote access methods.
SV-70901r1_ruleThe operating system must implement DoD-approved encryption to protect the confidentiality of remote access sessions.
SV-70903r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to modify security objects occur.
SV-70905r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to modify privileges occur.
SV-70907r1_ruleThe operating system must produce audit records containing information to establish what type of events occurred.
SV-70909r1_ruleThe operating system must produce audit records containing information to establish when (date and time) the events occurred.
SV-70911r1_ruleThe operating system must produce audit records containing information to establish where the events occurred.
SV-70913r1_ruleThe operating system must produce audit records containing information to establish the source of the events.
SV-70915r1_ruleThe operating system must produce audit records containing information to establish the outcome of the events.
SV-70917r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records containing the full-text recording of privileged commands.
SV-70919r1_ruleThe operating system must produce audit records containing the individual identities of group account users.
SV-70921r1_ruleThe operating system must alert the ISSO and SA (at a minimum) in the event of an audit processing failure.
SV-70923r1_ruleThe operating system must shut down by default upon audit failure (unless availability is an overriding concern).
SV-70925r1_ruleThe operating system must provide the capability to centrally review and analyze audit records from multiple components within the system.
SV-70927r1_ruleThe operating system must provide the capability to filter audit records for events of interest based upon all audit fields within audit records.
SV-70929r1_ruleThe operating system must use internal system clocks to generate time stamps for audit records.
SV-70931r1_ruleThe operating system must protect audit information from unauthorized read access.
SV-70933r1_ruleThe operating system must protect audit information from unauthorized modification.
SV-70935r1_ruleThe operating system must protect audit information from unauthorized deletion.
SV-70937r1_ruleThe operating system must provide audit record generation capability for DoD-defined auditable events for all operating system components.
SV-70939r1_ruleThe operating system must allow only the ISSM (or individuals or roles appointed by the ISSM) to select which auditable events are to be audited.
SV-70941r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to access privileges occur.
SV-70943r1_ruleThe operating system, for PKI-based authentication, must validate certificates by constructing a certification path (which includes status information) to an accepted trust anchor.
SV-70945r1_ruleThe operating system, for PKI-based authentication, must enforce authorized access to the corresponding private key.
SV-70947r1_ruleThe operating system must map the authenticated identity to the user or group account for PKI-based authentication.
SV-70949r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one upper-case character be used.
SV-70951r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one lower-case character be used.
SV-70953r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one numeric character be used.
SV-70955r2_ruleThe operating system must require the change of at least 50% of the total number of characters when passwords are changed.
SV-70957r1_ruleThe operating system must store only encrypted representations of passwords.
SV-70959r1_ruleThe operating system must transmit only encrypted representations of passwords.
SV-70961r1_ruleOperating systems must enforce 24 hours/1 day as the minimum password lifetime.
SV-70963r1_ruleOperating systems must enforce a 60-day maximum password lifetime restriction.
SV-70965r1_ruleThe operating system must prohibit password reuse for a minimum of five generations.
SV-70971r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to access categories of information (e.g., classification levels) occur.
SV-70973r1_ruleThe operating system must generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to access security objects occur.
SV-70975r1_ruleThe operating system must shut down the information system, restart the information system, and/or notify the system administrator when anomalies in the operation of any security functions are discovered.
SV-70977r1_ruleThe operating system must perform verification of the correct operation of security functions: upon system start-up and/or restart; upon command by a user with privileged access; and/or every 30 days.
SV-70979r1_ruleThe operating system must verify correct operation of all security functions.
SV-70981r1_ruleThe operating system must remove all software components after updated versions have been installed.
SV-70983r1_ruleThe operating system must implement address space layout randomization to protect its memory from unauthorized code execution.
SV-70985r1_ruleThe operating system must implement non-executable data to protect its memory from unauthorized code execution.
SV-70987r1_ruleThe operating system must behave in a predictable and documented manner that reflects organizational and system objectives when invalid inputs are received.
SV-70989r1_ruleThe operating system must maintain the confidentiality and integrity of information during reception.
SV-70991r1_ruleThe operating system must maintain the confidentiality and integrity of information during preparation for transmission.
SV-70993r1_ruleThe operating system must implement cryptographic mechanisms to prevent unauthorized disclosure of information and/or detect changes to information during transmission unless otherwise protected by alternative physical safeguards, such as, at a minimum, a Protected Distribution System (PDS).
SV-70995r1_ruleThe operating system must protect the confidentiality and integrity of transmitted information.
SV-70997r1_ruleThe operating system must protect against or limit the effects of Denial of Service (DoS) attacks by ensuring the operating system is implementing rate-limiting measures on impacted network interfaces.
SV-70999r1_ruleThe operating system must implement cryptographic mechanisms to prevent unauthorized disclosure of all information at rest on all operating system components.
SV-71001r1_ruleThe operating system must implement cryptographic mechanisms to prevent unauthorized modification of all information at rest on all operating system components.
SV-71003r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce a minimum 15-character password length.
SV-71005r1_ruleThe operating system must obscure feedback of authentication information during the authentication process to protect the information from possible exploitation/use by unauthorized individuals.
SV-71007r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce approved authorizations for logical access to information and system resources in accordance with applicable access control policies.
SV-71009r1_ruleThe operating system must be configured to disable non-essential capabilities.
SV-71011r1_ruleThe operating system must be configured to prohibit or restrict the use of functions, ports, protocols, and/or services, as defined in the PPSM CAL and vulnerability assessments.
SV-71013r1_ruleThe operating system must uniquely identify and must authenticate organizational users (or processes acting on behalf of organizational users).
SV-71015r1_ruleThe operating system must use multifactor authentication for network access to privileged accounts.
SV-71017r1_ruleThe operating system must use multifactor authentication for network access to non-privileged accounts.
SV-71019r1_ruleThe operating system must use multifactor authentication for local access to privileged accounts.
SV-71021r1_ruleThe operating system must use multifactor authentication for local access to non-privileged accounts.
SV-71023r1_ruleThe operating system must require individuals to be authenticated with an individual authenticator prior to using a group authenticator.
SV-71025r1_ruleThe operating system must implement replay-resistant authentication mechanisms for network access to privileged accounts.
SV-71027r1_ruleThe operating system must implement replay-resistant authentication mechanisms for network access to non-privileged accounts.
SV-71029r1_ruleThe operating system must uniquely identify peripherals before establishing a connection.
SV-71031r1_ruleThe operating system must disable account identifiers (individuals, groups, roles, and devices) after 35 days of inactivity.
SV-71033r2_ruleThe operating system must only allow the use of DoD PKI-established certificate authorities for authentication in the establishment of protected sessions to the operating system.
SV-71035r1_ruleThe operating system must perform data origin verification authentication on the name/address resolution responses the system receives from authoritative sources.
SV-71037r1_ruleThe operating system must perform data integrity verification on the name/address resolution responses the system receives from authoritative sources.
SV-71039r1_ruleThe operating system must request data integrity verification on the name/address resolution responses the system receives from authoritative sources.
SV-71041r1_ruleThe operating system must request data origin authentication verification on the name/address resolution responses the system receives from authoritative sources.
SV-71043r1_ruleThe operating system must implement NSA-approved cryptography to protect classified information in accordance with applicable federal laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, and standards.
SV-71045r1_ruleThe operating system must use mechanisms meeting the requirements of applicable federal laws, Executive orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance for authentication to a cryptographic module.
SV-71047r1_ruleThe operating system must verify remote disconnection at the termination of nonlocal maintenance and diagnostic sessions, when used for nonlocal maintenance sessions.
SV-71049r1_ruleThe operating system must implement cryptographic mechanisms to protect the confidentiality of nonlocal maintenance and diagnostic communications, when used for nonlocal maintenance sessions.
SV-71051r1_ruleThe operating system must uniquely identify and must authenticate non-organizational users (or processes acting on behalf of non-organizational users).
SV-71053r1_ruleThe operating system must implement cryptographic mechanisms to protect the integrity of nonlocal maintenance and diagnostic communications, when used for nonlocal maintenance sessions.
SV-71055r1_ruleThe operating system must audit all activities performed during nonlocal maintenance and diagnostic sessions.
SV-71057r1_ruleThe operating system, for PKI-based authentication, must implement a local cache of revocation data to support path discovery and validation in case of the inability to access revocation information via the network.
SV-71059r1_ruleThe operating system must provide an audit reduction capability that supports on-demand reporting requirements.
SV-71061r1_ruleThe operating system must prohibit the use of cached authenticators after one day.
SV-71063r1_ruleThe operating system must allow the use of a temporary password for system logons with an immediate change to a permanent password.
SV-71065r3_ruleThe information system must automatically remove or disable emergency accounts after the crisis is resolved or 72 hours.
SV-71067r1_ruleThe operating system must authenticate all endpoint devices before establishing a local, remote, and/or network connection using bidirectional authentication that is cryptographically based.
SV-71069r1_ruleThe operating system must authenticate peripherals before establishing a connection.
SV-71071r1_ruleThe operating system must employ strong authenticators in the establishment of nonlocal maintenance and diagnostic sessions.
SV-71073r1_ruleThe operating system must electronically verify Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials.
SV-71075r1_ruleThe operating system must accept Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials.
SV-71077r1_ruleThe operating system must implement multifactor authentication for remote access to privileged accounts in such a way that one of the factors is provided by a device separate from the system gaining access.
SV-71083r1_ruleThe operating system must require devices to re-authenticate when changing authenticators.
SV-71087r1_ruleThe operating system must require users to re-authenticate when changing authenticators.
SV-71089r1_ruleThe operating system must terminate all sessions and network connections related to nonlocal maintenance when nonlocal maintenance is completed.
SV-71091r1_ruleThe operating system must require users to re-authenticate when changing roles.
SV-71095r1_ruleThe operating system must separate user functionality (including user interface services) from operating system management functionality.
SV-71097r1_ruleThe operating system must require users to re-authenticate for privilege escalation.
SV-71101r2_ruleThe operating system must employ a deny-all, permit-by-exception policy to allow the execution of authorized software programs.
SV-71103r1_ruleThe operating system must isolate security functions from nonsecurity functions.
SV-71105r1_ruleThe operating system must prevent program execution in accordance with local policies regarding software program usage and restrictions and/or rules authorizing the terms and conditions of software program usage.
SV-71109r1_ruleThe operating system must prevent the installation of patches, service packs, device drivers, or operating system components without verification they have been digitally signed using a certificate that is recognized and approved by the organization.
SV-71111r1_ruleThe operating system must audit the enforcement actions used to restrict access associated with changes to the system.
SV-71113r1_ruleOperating systems must prevent unauthorized and unintended information transfer via shared system resources.
SV-71121r1_ruleThe operating system must manage excess capacity, bandwidth, or other redundancy to limit the effects of information flooding types of Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.
SV-71125r1_ruleThe operating system must terminate all network connections associated with a communications session at the end of the session, or as follows: for in-band management sessions (privileged sessions), the session must be terminated after 10 minutes of inactivity; and for user sessions (non-privileged session), the session must be terminated after 15 minutes of inactivity, except to fulfill documented and validated mission requirements.
SV-71129r1_ruleThe operating system must fail to a secure state if system initialization fails, shutdown fails, or aborts fail.
SV-71137r1_ruleThe operating system must protect the confidentiality and integrity of all information at rest.
SV-71143r1_ruleThe operating system must employ automated mechanisms to determine the state of system components with regard to flaw remediation using the following frequency: continuously, where HBSS is used; 30 days, for any additional internal network scans not covered by HBSS; and annually, for external scans by Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP).
SV-71147r1_ruleThe operating system must generate error messages that provide information necessary for corrective actions without revealing information that could be exploited by adversaries.
SV-71163r1_ruleThe operating system must reveal error messages only to authorized users.
SV-71169r1_ruleAny publically accessible connection to the operating system must display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner before granting access to the system.
SV-71173r2_ruleThe operating system must audit all account modifications.
SV-71177r1_ruleThe operating system must audit all account disabling actions.
SV-71181r1_ruleThe operating system must audit all account removal actions.
SV-71195r1_ruleThe operating system must implement cryptography to protect the integrity of remote access sessions.
SV-71199r1_ruleThe operating system must initiate session audits at system start-up.
SV-71429r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce access restrictions.
SV-71431r1_ruleThe operating system must produce audit records containing information to establish the identity of any individual or process associated with the event.
SV-71433r1_ruleThe operating system must protect audit tools from unauthorized access.
SV-71435r1_ruleThe operating system must protect audit tools from unauthorized modification.
SV-71437r1_ruleThe operating system must protect audit tools from unauthorized deletion.
SV-71439r1_ruleThe operating system must notify designated personnel if baseline configurations are changed in an unauthorized manner.
SV-71441r1_ruleThe operating system must prohibit user installation of system software without explicit privileged status.
SV-71443r1_ruleThe operating system must limit privileges to change software resident within software libraries.
SV-71445r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce dual authorization for movement and/or deletion of all audit information, when such movement or deletion is not part of an authorized automatic process.
SV-71447r1_ruleThe operating system must enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one special character be used.
SV-71449r1_ruleThe operating system must record time stamps for audit records that can be mapped to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
SV-71451r1_ruleIn the event of a system failure, the operating system must preserve any information necessary to determine cause of failure and any information necessary to return to operations with least disruption to mission processes.
SV-71453r1_ruleThe operating system must record time stamps for audit records that meet a minimum granularity of one second for a minimum degree of precision.
SV-71455r2_ruleThe operating system must notify system administrators and ISSOs when accounts are created.
SV-71457r2_ruleThe operating system must notify system administrators and ISSOs when accounts are modified.
SV-71459r2_ruleThe operating system must notify system administrators and ISSOs when accounts are disabled.
SV-71461r2_ruleThe operating system must notify system administrators and ISSOs when accounts are removed.
SV-71463r1_ruleThe operating system must synchronize internal information system clocks to the authoritative time source when the time difference is greater than one second.
SV-71465r1_ruleThe operating system must use cryptographic mechanisms to protect the integrity of audit tools.
SV-71467r1_ruleThe operating system must automatically terminate a user session after inactivity time-outs have expired or at shutdown.
SV-71469r1_ruleThe operating system must provide a logoff capability for user-initiated communications sessions when requiring user access authentication.
SV-71471r1_ruleThe operating system must display an explicit logoff message to users indicating the reliable termination of authenticated communications sessions.
SV-71473r1_ruleThe operating system must control remote access methods.
SV-71475r1_ruleThe operating system must provide the capability to immediately disconnect or disable remote access to the operating system.
SV-71477r1_ruleThe operating system must protect wireless access to and from the system using encryption.
SV-71479r1_ruleThe operating system must protect wireless access to the system using authentication of users and/or devices.
SV-71481r2_ruleThe operating system must audit all account enabling actions.
SV-71483r2_ruleThe operating system must notify system administrators and ISSOs of account enabling actions.
SV-71485r1_ruleThe operating system must allow operating system admins to pass information to any other operating system admin or user.
SV-71487r1_ruleThe operating system must allow operating system admins to grant their privileges to other operating system admins.
SV-71489r1_ruleThe operating system must allow operating system admins to change security attributes on users, the operating system, or the operating systems components.
SV-71491r1_ruleThe operating system must prevent non-privileged users from executing privileged functions to include disabling, circumventing, or altering implemented security safeguards/countermeasures.
SV-71493r1_ruleThe operating system must prevent all software from executing at higher privilege levels than users executing the software.
SV-71495r1_ruleThe operating system must audit the execution of privileged functions.
SV-71497r1_ruleThe operating system must automatically lock an account until the locked account is released by an administrator when three unsuccessful logon attempts in 15 minutes occur.
SV-71499r1_ruleThe operating system must provide the capability for assigned IMOs/ISSOs or designated SAs to change the auditing to be performed on all operating system components, based on all selectable event criteria in near real time.
SV-71505r1_ruleThe operating system must allocate audit record storage capacity to store at least one weeks worth of audit records, when audit records are not immediately sent to a central audit record storage facility.
SV-71507r1_ruleThe operating system must off-load audit records onto a different system or media from the system being audited.
SV-71509r1_ruleThe operating system must immediately notify the SA and ISSO (at a minimum) when allocated audit record storage volume reaches 75% of the repository maximum audit record storage capacity.
SV-71511r1_ruleThe operating system must provide an immediate real-time alert to the SA and ISSO, at a minimum, of all audit failure events requiring real-time alerts.
SV-71513r1_ruleThe operating system must provide an audit reduction capability that supports on-demand audit review and analysis.
SV-71515r1_ruleThe operating system must provide an audit reduction capability that supports after-the-fact investigations of security incidents.
SV-71517r1_ruleThe operating system must provide a report generation capability that supports on-demand audit review and analysis.
SV-71519r1_ruleThe operating system must provide a report generation capability that supports on-demand reporting requirements.
SV-71521r1_ruleThe operating system must provide a report generation capability that supports after-the-fact investigations of security incidents.
SV-71523r1_ruleThe operating system must not alter original content or time ordering of audit records when it provides an audit reduction capability.
SV-71525r1_ruleThe operating system must not alter original content or time ordering of audit records when it provides a report generation capability.
SV-71527r1_ruleThe operating system must, for networked systems, compare internal information system clocks at least every 24 hours with a server which is synchronized to one of the redundant United States Naval Observatory (USNO) time servers, or a time server designated for the appropriate DoD network (NIPRNet/SIPRNet), and/or the Global Positioning System (GPS).
SV-79303r1_ruleThe operating system must protect the confidentiality and integrity of communications with wireless peripherals.