DoD STIGs – V-32505


Title:  Software and/or firmware used for collaborative computing devices must prohibit remote activation excluding the organization defined exceptions where remote activation is to be allowed.

Vulnerability ID: V-32505


IA Controls: None

Severity: Medium

Description: Collaborative computing devices include networked white boards, cameras, and microphones. Collaborative software examples include instant messaging and chat clients. This requirement is applicable to collaborative computing devices. This requirement is NA for databases.

Check Text: This check is NA for databases.

Fix Text: This fix is NA for databases.


Interpreting V-32505:

With SQL Server, there are no collaborative devices. Sure, there are applications that may use collaborative devices and feed data to SQL Server, but the devices themselves are not part of the SQL Server environment.

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