DoD STIGs – V-32545


Title: Applications must, for organization defined information system components, load and execute the operating environment from hardware-enforced, read-only media.

Vulnerability ID: V-32545


IA Controls: None

Severity: medium

Description: Organizations may require the information system to load the operating environment from hardware enforced read-only media. The term operating environment is defined as the code upon which applications are hosted, for example, a monitor, executive, operating system, or application running directly on the hardware platform.

Hardware-enforced, read-only media include CD-R/DVD-R disk drives. Use of non-modifiable storage ensures the integrity of the software program from the point of creation of the read-only image.

This requirement is specific to applications running directly on the hardware platform. This requirement is NA for databases.

Check Text: This check is NA for databases.

Fix Text: This fix is NA for databases.


Interpreting V-32545:

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