CISC-RT-000080 - The Cisco router must not be configured to have any feature enabled that calls home to the vendor.

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Call home services will routinely send data such as configuration and diagnostic information to the vendor for routine or emergency analysis and troubleshooting. There is a risk that transmission of sensitive data sent to unauthorized persons could result in data loss or downtime due to an attack.


Disable the call home feature as shown below.

R5(config)#no call-home

See Also

Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-002403, Rule-ID|SV-216988r538977_rule, STIG-ID|CISC-RT-000080, STIG-Legacy|SV-105655, STIG-Legacy|V-96517, Vuln-ID|V-216988

Plugin: Cisco

Control ID: d0ea2a8e1f13a62aa1ccf7a60935c2fe1541b1e3827736ab8e25c0f1cb07dfca