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Cisco IOS XE Switch NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide


Overview

Date Finding Count (43)
2022-06-09 CAT I (High): 8 CAT II (Med): 35 CAT III (Low): 0
STIG Description
This Security Technical Implementation Guide is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. The requirements are derived from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 and related documents. Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via email to the following address: disa.stig_spt@mail.mil.

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Findings (MAC III - Administrative Sensitive)

Finding ID Severity Title
V-220544 High The Cisco switch must be configured to terminate all network connections associated with device management after 10 minutes of inactivity.
V-220569 High The Cisco switch must be running an IOS release that is currently supported by Cisco Systems.
V-220534 High The Cisco switch must be configured to prohibit the use of all unnecessary and nonsecure functions and services.
V-220555 High The Cisco switch must be configured to use FIPS-validated Keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code (HMAC) to protect the integrity of remote maintenance sessions.
V-220543 High The Cisco switch must only store cryptographic representations of passwords.
V-220568 High The Cisco switch must be configured to send log data to a central log server for the purpose of forwarding alerts to the administrators and the ISSO.
V-220565 High The Cisco switch must be configured to use an authentication server for the purpose of authenticating users prior to granting administrative access.
V-220556 High The Cisco switch must be configured to implement cryptographic mechanisms to protect the confidentiality of remote maintenance sessions.
V-220524 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to enforce the limit of three consecutive invalid logon attempts, after which time it must lock out the user account from accessing the device for 15 minutes.
V-220525 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner before granting access to the device.
V-220526 Medium The Cisco device must be configured to audit all administrator activity.
V-220520 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to automatically audit account modification.
V-220521 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to automatically audit account disabling actions.
V-220522 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to automatically audit account removal actions.
V-220523 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to enforce approved authorizations for controlling the flow of management information within the device based on control policies.
V-220560 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful logon attempts occur.
V-220547 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to allocate audit record storage capacity in accordance with organization-defined audit record storage requirements.
V-220545 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to automatically audit account enabling actions.
V-220528 Medium The Cisco switch must produce audit records containing information to establish when (date and time) the events occurred.
V-220529 Medium The Cisco switch must produce audit records containing information to establish where the events occurred.
V-220540 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one numeric character be used.
V-220541 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one special character be used.
V-220567 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to obtain its public key certificates from an appropriate certificate policy through an approved service provider.
V-220533 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to limit privileges to change the software resident within software libraries.
V-220532 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to protect audit information from unauthorized deletion.
V-220548 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to generate an alert for all audit failure events.
V-220549 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to synchronize its clock with the primary and secondary time sources using redundant authoritative time sources.
V-220519 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to automatically audit account creation.
V-220518 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to limit the number of concurrent management sessions to an organization-defined number.
V-220561 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to generate log records for privileged activities.
V-220537 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to enforce a minimum 15-character password length.
V-220535 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured with only one local account to be used as the account of last resort in the event the authentication server is unavailable.
V-220552 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to authenticate SNMP messages using a FIPS-validated Keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code (HMAC).
V-220554 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to authenticate Network Time Protocol (NTP) sources using authentication that is cryptographically based.
V-220531 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to protect audit information from unauthorized modification.
V-220530 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to generate audit records containing the full-text recording of privileged commands.
V-220559 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to generate log records when administrator privileges are deleted.
V-220542 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to require that when a password is changed, the characters are changed in at least eight of the positions within the password.
V-220539 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one lower-case character be used.
V-220566 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to support organizational requirements to conduct backups of the configuration when changes occur.
V-220538 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to enforce password complexity by requiring that at least one upper-case character be used.
V-220557 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to protect against known types of denial-of-service (DoS) attacks by employing organization-defined security safeguards.
V-220553 Medium The Cisco switch must be configured to encrypt SNMP messages using a FIPS 140-2 approved algorithm.