MYS8-00-002100 - The MySQL Database Server 8.0 must generate audit records when unsuccessful attempts to access security objects occur.

Warning! Audit Deprecated

This audit has been deprecated and will be removed in a future update.

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Changes to the security configuration must be tracked.

This requirement applies to situations where security data is retrieved or modified via data manipulation operations, as opposed to via specialized security functionality.

In a SQL environment, types of access include, but are not necessarily limited to:

To aid in diagnosis, it is necessary to keep track of failed attempts in addition to the successful ones.

NOTE: Nessus has provided the target output to assist in reviewing the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


If currently required, configure the MySQL Database Server to produce audit records when unsuccessful attempts to retrieve privileges/permissions occur.

See the supplemental file 'MySQL80Audit.sql'.

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References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000172, Rule-ID|SV-235108r879863_rule, STIG-ID|MYS8-00-002100, Vuln-ID|V-235108

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