STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Palo Alto Networks ALG Security Technical Implementation Guide

Version: 1

Release: 5 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020

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SV-77037r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform, if used to provide intermediary services for remote access communications traffic (TLS or SSL decryption), must ensure inbound and outbound traffic is monitored for compliance with remote access security policies.
SV-77039r3_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform, if used as a TLS gateway/decryption point or VPN concentrator, must use encryption services that implement NIST FIPS-validated cryptography to protect the confidentiality of remote access sessions.
SV-77041r3_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform that stores secret or private keys must use FIPS-approved key management technology and processes in the production and control of private/secret cryptographic keys.
SV-77043r3_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform, if used as a TLS gateway/decryption point or VPN concentrator, must use NIST FIPS-validated cryptography to protect the integrity of remote access sessions.
SV-77045r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must log violations of security policies.
SV-77047r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must only enable User-ID on trusted zones.
SV-77049r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must disable WMI probing if it is not used.
SV-77051r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must not enable the DNS proxy.
SV-77053r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform 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-77055r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform that provides intermediary services for TLS must validate certificates used for TLS functions by performing RFC 5280-compliant certification path validation.
SV-77057r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must protect against the use of internal systems from launching Denial of Service (DoS) attacks against other networks or endpoints.
SV-77059r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must block phone home traffic.
SV-77061r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must deny outbound IP packets that contain an illegitimate address in the source address field.
SV-77063r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must deny network communications traffic by default and allow network communications traffic by exception (i.e., deny all, permit by exception).
SV-77065r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must terminate communications sessions after 15 minutes of inactivity.
SV-77067r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must update malicious code protection mechanisms and signature definitions whenever new releases are available in accordance with organizational configuration management policy and procedures.
SV-77069r4_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must drop malicious code upon detection.
SV-77071r3_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must delete or quarantine malicious code in response to malicious code detection.
SV-77073r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must automatically update malicious code protection mechanisms.
SV-77075r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must deny or restrict detected prohibited mobile code.
SV-77077r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must prevent the download of prohibited mobile code.
SV-77079r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform, if used as a TLS gateway/decryption point or VPN concentrator, must control remote access methods (inspect and filter traffic).
SV-77081r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security, if used as a TLS gateway/decryption point or VPN concentrator, must provide the capability to immediately disconnect or disable remote access to the information system.
SV-77083r2_ruleTo protect against data mining, the Palo Alto Networks security platform must detect and prevent SQL and other code injection attacks launched against data storage objects, including, at a minimum, databases, database records, queries, and fields.
SV-77085r2_ruleTo protect against data mining, the Palo Alto Networks security platform must detect and prevent code injection attacks launched against application objects including, at a minimum, application URLs and application code.
SV-77087r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must off-load audit records onto a different system or media than the system being audited.
SV-77089r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform being used for TLS/SSL decryption using PKI-based user authentication must only accept end entity certificates issued by DoD PKI or DoD-approved PKI Certificate Authorities (CAs) for the establishment of protected sessions.
SV-77091r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must protect against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks by employing rate-based attack prevention behavior analysis (traffic thresholds).
SV-77093r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must use a Vulnerability Protection Profile that blocks any critical, high, or medium threats.
SV-77095r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must only allow incoming communications from organization-defined authorized sources forwarded to organization-defined authorized destinations.
SV-77097r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must identify and log internal users associated with prohibited outgoing communications traffic.
SV-77099r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must be configured to integrate with a system-wide intrusion detection system.
SV-77101r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must detect use of network services that have not been authorized or approved by the ISSM and ISSO, at a minimum.
SV-77103r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must generate a log record when unauthorized network services are detected.
SV-77105r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must generate an alert to, at a minimum, the ISSO and ISSM when unauthorized network services are detected.
SV-77107r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must continuously monitor inbound communications traffic crossing internal security boundaries.
SV-77109r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must continuously monitor outbound communications traffic crossing internal security boundaries.
SV-77111r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must generate an alert to, at a minimum, the ISSO and ISSM when threats identified by authoritative sources (e.g., IAVMs or CTOs) are detected.
SV-77113r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must generate an alert to, at a minimum, the ISSO and ISSM when rootkits or other malicious software which allows unauthorized privileged access is detected.
SV-77115r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must generate an alert to, at a minimum, the ISSO and ISSM when rootkits or other malicious software which allows unauthorized non-privileged access is detected.
SV-77117r2_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must generate an alert to, at a minimum, the ISSO and ISSM when denial of service incidents are detected.
SV-77119r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must generate an alert to, at a minimum, the ISSO and ISSM when new active propagation of malware infecting DoD systems or malicious code adversely affecting the operations and/or security of DoD systems is detected.
SV-77121r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must block traceroutes and ICMP probes originating from untrusted networks (e.g., ISP and other non-DoD networks).
SV-77123r3_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform providing encryption intermediary services must implement NIST FIPS-validated cryptography to generate cryptographic hashes.
SV-77125r3_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform, if used for TLS/SSL decryption, must use NIST FIPS-validated cryptography to implement encryption.
SV-77127r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must, at a minimum, off-load threat and traffic log records onto a centralized log server in real time.
SV-77129r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must inspect inbound and outbound SMTP and Extended SMTP communications traffic (if authorized) for protocol compliance and protocol anomalies.
SV-77131r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must inspect inbound and outbound FTP and FTPS communications traffic (if authorized) for protocol compliance and protocol anomalies.
SV-77133r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must inspect inbound and outbound HTTP traffic (if authorized) for protocol compliance and protocol anomalies.
SV-77135r1_ruleThe Palo Alto Networks security platform must send an immediate (within seconds) alert to the system administrator, at a minimum, in response to malicious code detection.