Checklist Details for USGCB Windows Vista 2.0.x.0

(Archived Revisions)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
USGCB Windows Vista
Version:
2.0.x.0
Tier:
IV
Review Status:
Final
Authority:
Governmental Authority: Technology Infrastructure Subcommittee (TIS)
Publication Date:
06/19/2008
SCAP 1.0 Content:
Target Product:
Target Product CPE Name Product Category
Microsoft Windows Vista cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista (View CVEs)
  • Operating System
Checklist Summary:
The Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) is an OMB-mandated security configuration. The FDCC currently exists for Microsoft Windows Vista and XP operating system software. While not addressed specifically as the "Federal Desktop Core Configuration," the FDCC was originally called for in a 22 March 2007 memorandum from OMB to all Federal agencies and department heads and a corresponding memorandum from OMB to all Federal agency and department Chief Information Officers (CIO). This checklist represents the FDCC guidance for Microsoft Windows Vista.
Checklist Role:
  • Operating System
Known Issues:
Not provided.
Target Audience:
US Federal Agencies.
Target Operational Environment:
  • Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC)
Testing Information:
Not provided.
Regulatory Compliance:
The recommendations are consistent with the security control baselines advocated in SP 800-53 (NIST FISMA implementation project publication).
Disclaimer:
Not provided.
Product Support:
Not provided.
Point of Contact:
fdcc@nist.gov
Sponsor:
Not provided.
Licensing:
Not provided.
Change History:
09/23/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

08/18/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

07/27/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

07/06/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

03/18/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

02/22/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

01/20/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

01/07/2011 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

10/27/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

09/30/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

08/20/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

08/09/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

07/20/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

06/16/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

05/14/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

04/16/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

04/02/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

03/25/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

03/12/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

02/25/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

01/27/2010 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

12/17/2009 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

11/20/2009 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

11/03/2009 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

09/16/2009 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

08/06/2009 - OVAL 5.3 & 5.4 Patch Content Updated

04/08/2009 - Major Version 1.2 released

10/31/2008 - Major Version 1.1.1.0 released

06/20/2008 - Major Version 1.0 released
References:
http://nvd.nist.gov/fdcc/fdcc_faq.cfm
FDCC FAQ
http://nvd.nist.gov/fdcc/download_fdcc.cfm
FDCC primary download page
http://nvd.nist.gov/fdcc/download_file_fdcc.cfm
FDCC individual file listings and download page
http://fdcc.nist.gov
The link to the FDCC home page.
NIST checklist record last modified on 10/05/2011