UCF STIG Viewer Logo

VMware NSX-T Distributed Firewall Security Technical Implementation Guide


Overview

Date Finding Count (8)
2022-03-09 CAT I (High): 1 CAT II (Med): 6 CAT III (Low): 1
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.

Available Profiles



Findings (MAC III - Administrative Sensitive)

Finding ID Severity Title
V-251726 High The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must not have any unpublished firewall policies or rules.
V-251727 Medium The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must generate traffic log entries containing information to establish the details of the event.
V-251728 Medium The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must block outbound traffic containing denial-of-service (DoS) attacks to protect against the use of internal information systems to launch any DoS attacks against other networks or endpoints.
V-251731 Medium The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must employ filters that prevent or limit the effects of all types of commonly known denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, including flooding, packet sweeps, and unauthorized port scanning.
V-251730 Medium The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must be configured to send traffic log entries to a central audit server for management and configuration of the traffic log entries.
V-251733 Medium The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must verify time-based firewall rules.
V-251732 Medium The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must configure SpoofGuard to block outbound IP packets that contain illegitimate packet attributes.
V-251729 Low The NSX-T Distributed Firewall must deny network communications traffic by default and allow network communications traffic by exception (i.e., deny all, permit by exception).