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The network attached KVM switch must be configured to restrict a users access only to the systems they require.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-6711 KVM03.007.00 SV-6908r2_rule ECAN-1 Low
Users accessing ISs they do not need access to can lead to the compromise of sensitive data. The ISSO will ensure the KVM switch is configured to restrict a user’s access to only the systems they require.
Keyboard Video and Mouse Switch STIG 2015-12-09


Check Text ( C-2723r2_chk )
The reviewer will, with the assistance of the ISSO, try to access a system not allowed to the user signed onto the network attached KVM switch. If the user is able to access any systems, other than required systems, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-6318r1_fix)
Reconfigure the network attached KVM switch to restrict users to systems they need to access.