CIS Windows Server 2012 R2 MS L1 v2.5.0

Audit Details

Name: CIS Windows Server 2012 R2 MS L1 v2.5.0

Updated: 4/25/2022

Authority: CIS

Plugin: Windows

Revision: 1.1

Estimated Item Count: 333

File Details

Filename: CIS_MS_SERVER_2012_R2_Level_1_v2.5.0.audit

Size: 853 kB

MD5: 6008855f3296f396c0b91ea5f8fcbba6
SHA256: e72bf11136365de558be29409c1f28903dbf23e80d0dc8ced414f382b68365ae

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
1.1.1 Ensure 'Enforce password history' is set to '24 or more password(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.2 Ensure 'Maximum password age' is set to '365 or fewer days, but not 0'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.3 Ensure 'Minimum password age' is set to '1 or more day(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.1.4 Ensure 'Minimum password length' is set to '14 or more character(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

1.1.5 Ensure 'Password must meet complexity requirements' is set to 'Enabled'

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

1.1.6 Ensure 'Store passwords using reversible encryption' is set to 'Disabled'

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

1.2.1 Ensure 'Account lockout duration' is set to '15 or more minute(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.2.2 Ensure 'Account lockout threshold' is set to '5 or fewer invalid logon attempt(s), but not 0'

ACCESS CONTROL

1.2.3 Ensure 'Reset account lockout counter after' is set to '15 or more minute(s)'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.1 Ensure 'Access Credential Manager as a trusted caller' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.3 Ensure 'Access this computer from the network' is set to 'Administrators, Authenticated Users' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.4 Ensure 'Act as part of the operating system' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.6 Ensure 'Adjust memory quotas for a process' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.7 Ensure 'Allow log on locally' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.9 Ensure 'Allow log on through Remote Desktop Services' is set to 'Administrators, Remote Desktop Users' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.10 Ensure 'Back up files and directories' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.11 Ensure 'Change the system time' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.12 Ensure 'Change the time zone' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.13 Ensure 'Create a pagefile' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.14 Ensure 'Create a token object' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.15 Ensure 'Create global objects' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE, SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.16 Ensure 'Create permanent shared objects' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.18 Ensure 'Create symbolic links' is set to 'Administrators, NT VIRTUAL MACHINE\Virtual Machines' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.19 Ensure 'Debug programs' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.21 Ensure 'Deny access to this computer from the network' to include 'Guests, Local account and member of Administrators group' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.22 Ensure 'Deny log on as a batch job' to include 'Guests'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.23 Ensure 'Deny log on as a service' to include 'Guests'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.24 Ensure 'Deny log on locally' to include 'Guests'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.26 Ensure 'Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services' is set to 'Guests, Local account' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.28 Ensure 'Enable computer and user accounts to be trusted for delegation' is set to 'No One' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.29 Ensure 'Force shutdown from a remote system' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.30 Ensure 'Generate security audits' is set to 'LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY, SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

2.2.32 Ensure 'Impersonate a client after authentication' is set to 'Administrators, LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE, SERVICE' and (when the Web Server (IIS) Role with Web Services Role Service is installed) 'IIS_IUSRS' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.33 Ensure 'Increase scheduling priority' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.34 Ensure 'Load and unload device drivers' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.35 Ensure 'Lock pages in memory' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.38 Ensure 'Manage auditing and security log' is set to 'Administrators' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.39 Ensure 'Modify an object label' is set to 'No One'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.40 Ensure 'Modify firmware environment values' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.41 Ensure 'Perform volume maintenance tasks' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.42 Ensure 'Profile single process' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.43 Ensure 'Profile system performance' is set to 'Administrators, NT SERVICE\WdiServiceHost'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.44 Ensure 'Replace a process level token' is set to 'LOCAL SERVICE, NETWORK SERVICE'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.45 Ensure 'Restore files and directories' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.46 Ensure 'Shut down the system' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.2.48 Ensure 'Take ownership of files or other objects' is set to 'Administrators'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.3.1.1 Ensure 'Accounts: Administrator account status' is set to 'Disabled' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

2.3.1.2 Ensure 'Accounts: Block Microsoft accounts' is set to 'Users can't add or log on with Microsoft accounts'

ACCESS CONTROL

2.3.1.3 Ensure 'Accounts: Guest account status' is set to 'Disabled' (MS only)

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

2.3.1.4 Ensure 'Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only' is set to 'Enabled'

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION