CIS Kubernetes v1.23 Benchmark v1.0.1 L1 Master

Audit Details

Name: CIS Kubernetes v1.23 Benchmark v1.0.1 L1 Master

Updated: 11/4/2022

Authority: CIS

Plugin: Unix

Revision: 1.0

Estimated Item Count: 95

File Details

Filename: CIS_Kubernetes_v1.23_v1.0.1_Level_1_Master.audit

Size: 234 kB

MD5: 04c9756ecb9b24b0a8740bfce26d5410
SHA256: 6c2c2cc3e1ee4deb4ec69baa69bbed4669da7cf778e814cf3bec309eb18b8087

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
1.1.1 Ensure that the API server pod specification file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.2 Ensure that the API server pod specification file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.3 Ensure that the controller manager pod specification file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.4 Ensure that the controller manager pod specification file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.5 Ensure that the scheduler pod specification file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.6 Ensure that the scheduler pod specification file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.7 Ensure that the etcd pod specification file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.8 Ensure that the etcd pod specification file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.9 Ensure that the Container Network Interface file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.10 Ensure that the Container Network Interface file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.11 Ensure that the etcd data directory permissions are set to 700 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.12 Ensure that the etcd data directory ownership is set to etcd:etcd

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.13 Ensure that the admin.conf file permissions are set to 600

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.14 Ensure that the admin.conf file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.15 Ensure that the scheduler.conf file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.16 Ensure that the scheduler.conf file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.17 Ensure that the controller-manager.conf file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.18 Ensure that the controller-manager.conf file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.19 Ensure that the Kubernetes PKI directory and file ownership is set to root:root

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.1.20 Ensure that the Kubernetes PKI certificate file permissions are set to 600 or more restrictive

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.21 Ensure that the Kubernetes PKI key file permissions are set to 600

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.1 Ensure that the --anonymous-auth argument is set to false

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.2 Ensure that the --token-auth-file parameter is not set

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, MAINTENANCE

1.2.3 Ensure that the --DenyServiceExternalIPs is not set

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, MAINTENANCE

1.2.4 Ensure that the --kubelet-client-certificate and --kubelet-client-key arguments are set as appropriate - certificate

SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

1.2.4 Ensure that the --kubelet-client-certificate and --kubelet-client-key arguments are set as appropriate - key

SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

1.2.5 Ensure that the --kubelet-certificate-authority argument is set as appropriate

SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

1.2.6 Ensure that the --authorization-mode argument is not set to AlwaysAllow

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.7 Ensure that the --authorization-mode argument includes Node

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.8 Ensure that the --authorization-mode argument includes RBAC

ACCESS CONTROL, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

1.2.9 Ensure that the admission control plugin EventRateLimit is set

SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

1.2.10 Ensure that the admission control plugin AlwaysAdmit is not set

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.11 Ensure that the admission control plugin AlwaysPullImages is set

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.12 Ensure that the admission control plugin SecurityContextDeny is set if PodSecurityPolicy is not used

SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

1.2.13 Ensure that the admission control plugin ServiceAccount is set

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.14 Ensure that the admission control plugin NamespaceLifecycle is set

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.2.15 Ensure that the admission control plugin NodeRestriction is set

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.2.16 Ensure that the --secure-port argument is not set to 0

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.2.17 Ensure that the --profiling argument is set to false

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

1.2.18 Ensure that the --audit-log-path argument is set

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

1.2.19 Ensure that the --audit-log-maxage argument is set to 30 or as appropriate

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

1.2.20 Ensure that the --audit-log-maxbackup argument is set to 10 or as appropriate

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

1.2.21 Ensure that the --audit-log-maxsize argument is set to 100 or as appropriate

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

1.2.22 Ensure that the --request-timeout argument is set as appropriate

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

1.2.23 Ensure that the --service-account-lookup argument is set to true

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

1.2.24 Ensure that the --service-account-key-file argument is set as appropriate

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

1.2.25 Ensure that the --etcd-certfile and --etcd-keyfile arguments are set as appropriate - certfile

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.2.25 Ensure that the --etcd-certfile and --etcd-keyfile arguments are set as appropriate - keyfile

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.2.26 Ensure that the --tls-cert-file and --tls-private-key-file arguments are set as appropriate - cert

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.2.26 Ensure that the --tls-cert-file and --tls-private-key-file arguments are set as appropriate - key

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION