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

Information

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.

Solution

Disable the call home feature as shown below.

R5(config)#no call-home

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_Cisco_IOS_Router_Y22M07_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

References: 800-53|SC-7(11), 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