CIS PostgreSQL 13 DB v1.2.0

Audit Details

Name: CIS PostgreSQL 13 DB v1.2.0

Updated: 6/10/2024

Authority: CIS

Plugin: PostgreSQLDB

Revision: 1.1

Estimated Item Count: 55

File Details

Filename: CIS_PostgreSQL_13_v1.2.0_L1_Database.audit

Size: 152 kB

MD5: d13c8b217b37ee1c332bae5f1b78d3e8
SHA256: 32d70e85f34559c5e41460e8ab90ca9ef17322c351010d220b991fb22ae2b4d6

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
1.5 Ensure the Latest Security Patches are Applied

SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

3.1.2 Ensure the log destinations are set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.3 Ensure the logging collector is enabled

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.4 Ensure the log file destination directory is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.5 Ensure the filename pattern for log files is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.6 Ensure the log file permissions are set correctly

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.1.7 Ensure 'log_truncate_on_rotation' is enabled

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.8 Ensure the maximum log file lifetime is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.9 Ensure the maximum log file size is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.10 Ensure the correct syslog facility is selected

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.11 Ensure syslog messages are not suppressed

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.12 Ensure syslog messages are not lost due to size

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.13 Ensure the program name for PostgreSQL syslog messages is correct

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.14 Ensure the correct messages are written to the server log

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.15 Ensure the correct SQL statements generating errors are recorded

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.16 Ensure 'debug_print_parse' is disabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

3.1.17 Ensure 'debug_print_rewritten' is disabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

3.1.18 Ensure 'debug_print_plan' is disabled

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

3.1.19 Ensure 'debug_pretty_print' is enabled

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.20 Ensure 'log_connections' is enabled

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.21 Ensure 'log_disconnections' is enabled

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.22 Ensure 'log_error_verbosity' is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.23 Ensure 'log_hostname' is set correctly

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

3.1.24 Ensure 'log_line_prefix' is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.25 Ensure 'log_statement' is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1.26 Ensure 'log_timezone' is set correctly

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

3.2 Ensure the PostgreSQL Audit Extension (pgAudit) is enabled

AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

4.3 Ensure excessive administrative privileges are revoked

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

4.4 Lock Out Accounts if Not Currently in Use

ACCESS CONTROL

4.5 Ensure excessive function privileges are revoked

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

4.6 Ensure excessive DML privileges are revoked

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

4.7 Ensure Row Level Security (RLS) is configured correctly

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

4.8 Ensure the set_user extension is installed

ACCESS CONTROL

4.9 Make use of predefined roles

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

5.1 Do Not Specify Passwords in the Command Line

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

5.2 Ensure PostgreSQL is Bound to an IP Address

PLANNING, SYSTEM AND SERVICES ACQUISITION

5.5 Ensure per-account connection limits are used

ACCESS CONTROL

5.6 Ensure Password Complexity is configured

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

6.1 Understanding attack vectors and runtime parameters

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

6.2 Ensure 'backend' runtime parameters are configured correctly

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

6.3 Ensure 'Postmaster' Runtime Parameters are Configured

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

6.4 Ensure 'SIGHUP' Runtime Parameters are Configured

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

6.5 Ensure 'Superuser' Runtime Parameters are Configured

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

6.6 Ensure 'User' Runtime Parameters are Configured

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

6.8 Ensure TLS is enabled and configured correctly

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

6.9 Ensure the TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 Protocols are Disabled

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

6.11 Ensure the pgcrypto extension is installed and configured correctly

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

7.1 Ensure a replication-only user is created and used for streaming replication

ACCESS CONTROL

7.2 Ensure logging of replication commands is configured

ACCESS CONTROL

7.3 Ensure base backups are configured and functional

CONTINGENCY PLANNING