DISA STIG Apple macOS 12 v1r3

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Audit Details

Name: DISA STIG Apple macOS 12 v1r3

Updated: 11/28/2022

Authority: Operating Systems and Applications

Plugin: Unix

Revision: 1.1

Estimated Item Count: 139

File Details

Filename: DISA_STIG_Apple_macOS_12_v1r3.audit

Size: 238 kB

MD5: 8f6f945de16b8df62decf6c7ef4b2859
SHA256: 0c7efd585e5c2c3d7d817c9bacc0f7412ff26313e9cbe603775696d334c118c0

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
APPL-12-000001 - The macOS system must be configured to prevent Apple Watch from terminating a session lock.
APPL-12-000002 - The macOS system must retain the session lock until the user reestablishes access using established identification and authentication procedures.
APPL-12-000003 - The macOS system must initiate the session lock no more than five seconds after a screen saver is started.
APPL-12-000004 - The macOS system must initiate a session lock after a 15-minute period of inactivity.
APPL-12-000005 - The macOS system must be configured to lock the user session when a smart token is removed.
APPL-12-000006 - The macOS system must conceal, via the session lock, information previously visible on the display with a publicly viewable image.
APPL-12-000007 - The macOS system must be configured to disable hot corners - bottom left
APPL-12-000007 - The macOS system must be configured to disable hot corners - bottom right
APPL-12-000007 - The macOS system must be configured to disable hot corners - top left
APPL-12-000007 - The macOS system must be configured to disable hot corners - top right
APPL-12-000011 - The macOS system must disable the SSHD service.
APPL-12-000012 - The macOS system must automatically remove or disable temporary and emergency user accounts after 72 hours.
APPL-12-000014 - The macOS system must, for networked systems, compare internal information system clocks at least every 24 hours with a server that is synchronized to one of the redundant United States Naval Observatory (USNO) time servers or a time server designated for the appropriate DoD network (NIPRNet/SIPRNet) and/or the Global Positioning System (GPS) - Network Time On
APPL-12-000014 - The macOS system must, for networked systems, compare internal information system clocks at least every 24 hours with a server that is synchronized to one of the redundant United States Naval Observatory (USNO) time servers or a time server designated for the appropriate DoD network (NIPRNet/SIPRNet) and/or the Global Positioning System (GPS) - Network Time Server
APPL-12-000015 - The macOS system must utilize an ESS solution and implement all DoD required modules - ESS and implement all DoD required modules.
APPL-12-000016 - The macOS system must be integrated into a directory services infrastructure.
APPL-12-000022 - The macOS system must enforce the limit of three consecutive invalid logon attempts by a user before the user account is locked - maxFailedAttempts
APPL-12-000022 - The macOS system must enforce the limit of three consecutive invalid logon attempts by a user before the user account is locked - minutesUntilFailedLoginReset
APPL-12-000023 - The macOS system must display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner before granting remote access to the operating system.
APPL-12-000024 - The macOS system must display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner before granting access to the system via SSH.
APPL-12-000025 - The macOS system must be configured so that any connection to the system must display the Standard Mandatory DoD Notice and Consent Banner before granting GUI access to the system.
APPL-12-000030 - The macOS system must be configured so that log files must not contain access control lists (ACLs).
APPL-12-000031 - The macOS system must be configured so that log folders must not contain access control lists (ACLs).
APPL-12-000032 - The macOS system must be configured with dedicated user accounts to decrypt the hard disk upon startup - UserShell
APPL-12-000033 - The macOS system must be configured to disable password forwarding for FileVault2.
APPL-12-000051 - The macOS system must be configured with the SSH daemon ClientAliveInterval option set to 900 or less.
APPL-12-000052 - The macOS system must be configured with the SSH daemon ClientAliveCountMax option set to 0.
APPL-12-000053 - The macOS system must be configured with the SSH daemon LoginGraceTime set to 30 or less.
APPL-12-000054 - The macOS system must implement approved ciphers to protect the confidentiality of SSH connections.
APPL-12-000055 - The macOS system must use only Message Authentication Codes (MACs) employing FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic hash algorithms.
APPL-12-000056 - The macOS system must implement an approved Key Exchange Algorithm.
APPL-12-001001 - The macOS system must generate audit records for all account creations, modifications, disabling, and termination events; privileged activities or other system-level access; all kernel module load, unload, and restart actions; all program initiations; and organizationally defined events for all non-local maintenance and diagnostic sessions.
APPL-12-001002 - The macOS system must monitor remote access methods and generate audit records when successful/unsuccessful attempts to access/modify privileges occur.
APPL-12-001003 - The macOS system must initiate session audits at system startup
APPL-12-001010 - The macOS system must shut down by default upon audit failure (unless availability is an overriding concern).
APPL-12-001012 - The macOS system must be configured with audit log files owned by root.
APPL-12-001013 - The macOS system must be configured with audit log folders owned by root.
APPL-12-001014 - The macOS system must be configured with audit log files group-owned by wheel.
APPL-12-001015 - The macOS system must be configured with audit log folders group-owned by wheel.
APPL-12-001016 - The macOS system must be configured with audit log files set to mode 440 or less permissive.
APPL-12-001017 - The macOS system must be configured with audit log folders set to mode 700 or less permissive.
APPL-12-001020 - The macOS system must audit the enforcement actions used to restrict access associated with changes to the system - fd
APPL-12-001020 - The macOS system must audit the enforcement actions used to restrict access associated with changes to the system - fm
APPL-12-001020 - The macOS system must audit the enforcement actions used to restrict access associated with changes to the system - fr
APPL-12-001020 - The macOS system must audit the enforcement actions used to restrict access associated with changes to the system - fw
APPL-12-001029 - The macOS system must allocate audit record storage capacity to store at least one week's worth of audit records when audit records are not immediately sent to a central audit record storage facility.
APPL-12-001030 - The macOS system must provide an immediate warning to the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) (at a minimum) when allocated audit record storage volume reaches 75 percent of repository maximum audit record storage capacity.
APPL-12-001031 - The macOS system must provide an immediate real-time alert to the System Administrator (SA) and Information System Security Officer (ISSO), at a minimum, of all audit failure events requiring real-time alerts.
APPL-12-001044 - The macOS system must generate audit records for DoD-defined events such as successful/unsuccessful logon attempts, successful/unsuccessful direct access attempts, starting and ending time for user access, and concurrent logons to the same account from different sources.
APPL-12-001060 - The macOS system must accept and verify Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials, implement a local cache of revocation data to support path discovery and validation in case of the inability to access revocation information via the network, and only allow the use of DoD PKI-established certificate authorities for verification of the establishment of protected sessions - PIV credentials, implement a local cache of revocation data to support path discovery and validation in case of the inability to access revocation information via the network, and only allow the use of DoD PKI-established certificate authorities to verify the establishment of protected sessions.