VCUI-67-000017 - vSphere UI must fail to a known safe state if system initialization fails, shutdown fails, or aborts fail.

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Determining a safe state for failure and weighing that against a potential denial of service for users depends on what type of application the web server is hosting. For the Security Token Service, it is preferable that the service abort startup on any initialization failure rather than continuing in a degraded and potentially insecure state.


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References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001190, Rule-ID|SV-239698r679200_rule, STIG-ID|VCUI-67-000017, Vuln-ID|V-239698

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: f2b9024da143d9bd6fb1394aaff94fcb4a3dda4bbe4b2af2a200a3e954c8a86e