CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Member Server Level 1 v3.3.0

Audit Details

Name: CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Member Server Level 1 v3.3.0

Updated: 1/4/2023

Authority: CIS

Plugin: Windows

Revision: 1.2

Estimated Item Count: 308

File Details

Filename: CIS_MS_Windows_Server_2008_v3.3.0_MS_L1.audit

Size: 790 kB

MD5: 90e6eb7e494f7ac93cfc730a8e5b68d8
SHA256: a2dc49363a9b390ea0e7843e197e989f4f34af5eff7286c96d2086c38bba845a

Audit Items

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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'

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

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

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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

ACCESS CONTROL, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

ACCESS CONTROL, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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

SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

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

ACCESS CONTROL

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

ACCESS CONTROL

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

ACCESS CONTROL

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

ACCESS CONTROL

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

ACCESS CONTROL

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

ACCESS CONTROL

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

ACCESS CONTROL

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

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

2.2.31 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)

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

ACCESS CONTROL, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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

ACCESS CONTROL, AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

2.2.45 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)

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

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

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

2.3.1.4 Configure 'Accounts: Rename administrator account'

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

2.3.1.5 Configure 'Accounts: Rename guest account'

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

2.3.2.1 Ensure 'Audit: Force audit policy subcategory settings (Windows Vista or later) to override audit policy category settings' is set to 'Enabled'

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

2.3.2.2 Ensure 'Audit: Shut down system immediately if unable to log security audits' is set to 'Disabled'

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY