AIOS-14-011300 - Apple iOS/iPadOS must disable password proximity requests.

Information

This control allows one Apple device to be notified to share its password with a nearby device. This could lead to a compromise of the device password with an unauthorized person or device. DoD Apple device passwords should not be shared.

SFR ID: FMT_SMF_EXT.1.1 #47

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.

Solution

Install a configuration profile to disable the allow password proximity requests in the management tool. This a supervised-only control.

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_Apple_iOS_iPadOS_14_V1R3_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: ACCESS CONTROL, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

References: 800-53|AC-20(2), 800-53|CM-6(1), 800-53|CM-6b., CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000097, CCI|CCI-000366, CCI|CCI-000370, Rule-ID|SV-228774r561031_rule, STIG-ID|AIOS-14-011300, Vuln-ID|V-228774

Plugin: MDM

Control ID: ef1a400de49e277d8660100a0e48a9f1a81546bacd82acce866800a103521097