DISA STIG VMware vSphere ESXi OS 6.5 v2r3

Audit Details

Name: DISA STIG VMware vSphere ESXi OS 6.5 v2r3

Updated: 4/25/2022

Authority: DISA STIG

Plugin: Unix

Revision: 1.1

Estimated Item Count: 28

File Details

Filename: DISA_STIG_VMware_vSphere_ESXi_6.5_Bare_Metal_Host_v2r3.audit

Size: 43.2 kB

MD5: 79372dd398fde786108ce74de1835c53
SHA256: 7dd4c7a35e843433298300db54877f023ddafb9eae0a50e2e0b82d6e7fc319f7

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
ESXI-65-000009 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must be configured with the Department of Defense (DoD) login banner.

ACCESS CONTROL

ESXI-65-000010 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must use DoD-approved encryption to protect the confidentiality of remote access sessions.

ACCESS CONTROL

ESXI-65-000011 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must be configured to use only the SSHv2 protocol.

ACCESS CONTROL

ESXI-65-000012 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must ignore .rhosts files.

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

ESXI-65-000013 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not allow host-based authentication.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000014 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not permit root logins.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000015 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not allow authentication using an empty password.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000016 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not permit user environment settings.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000017 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must be configured to only use Message Authentication Codes (MACs) employing FIPS 140-2 approved cryptographic hash algorithms.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000018 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not permit GSSAPI authentication.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000019 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not permit Kerberos authentication.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000020 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must perform strict mode checking of home directory configuration files.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000021 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not allow compression or must only allow compression after successful authentication.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000022 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must be configured to not allow gateway ports.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000023 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must be configured to not allow X11 forwarding.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000024 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not accept environment variables from the client.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000025 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must not permit tunnels.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000026 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must set a timeout count on idle sessions.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000027 - The ESXi hostSSH daemon must set a timeout interval on idle sessions.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000028 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must limit connections to a single session.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000029 - The ESXi host must remove keys from the SSH authorized_keys file.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000032 - The ESXi host must prohibit the reuse of passwords within five iterations.

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

ESXI-65-000033 - The password hashes stored on the ESXi host must have been generated using a FIPS 140-2 approved cryptographic hashing algorithm.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000044 - The ESXi host must enable kernel core dumps.

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

ESXI-65-000047 - The ESXi Image Profile and VIB Acceptance Levels must be verified.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000056 - The ESXi host must configure the firewall to restrict access to services running on the host.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000076 - The ESXi host must enable Secure Boot.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

ESXI-65-000078 - The ESXi host must use DoD-approved certificates.

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT