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The HP FlexFabric Switch must be configured so inactive HP FlexFabric Switch interfaces are disabled.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-65965 HFFS-RT-000001 SV-80455r1_rule Medium
An inactive interface is rarely monitored or controlled and may expose a network to an undetected attack on that interface. unauthorized personnel with access to the communication facility could gain access to a router by connecting to a configured interface that is not in use.
HP FlexFabric Switch RTR Security Technical Implementation Guide 2020-06-03


Check Text ( C-66613r1_chk )
Review the network topology diagram and determine which HP FlexFabric Switch interfaces should be inactive.

If there are inactive HP FlexFabric Switch interfaces that are enabled, this is a finding.

[HP]display current-configuration interface
interface GigabitEthernet0/1
port link-mode route
pim sm
ip address
packet-filter 3010 inbound
Fix Text (F-72041r1_fix)
Disable inactive the HP FlexFabric Switch interface:

[HP-GigabitEthernet0/1] shutdown