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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) v11 for System z STIG Version 1, Release 12 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

Supporting Resources:

Target:

Target CPE Name
Novell SUSE Enterprise Linux Server 11 cpe:/o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11 (View CVEs)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) v11 for System z STIG
Checklist ID:
407
Version:
Version 1, Release 12
Type:
Compliance
Review Status:
Final
Authority:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:
01/27/2017

Checklist Summary:

The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server(SLES) version 11 for System z Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) provides guidance for secure configuration and usage of Novell's SLES distribution. The STIG provides security guidance for deployments of SLES 11.x(where .x represents a service pack maintenance level) for IBM System z in a virtual operating environment(OE) managed by the z/VM hypervisor. This overview document gives technology-specific background and information on conducting a security review of SLES 11.x for only that platform. SLES 11 for IBM System z requires 64-bit hardware(z9 or newer) and z/VM(version 5.4 or later). Other System z specific information pertaining to SLES 11 can be found in the Release Notes available on Novell's website: http://www.novell.com/linux/releasenotes/x86_64/SUSE-SLES/11-SP1/#s390x

Checklist Role:

  • Operating System

Known Issues:

Not provided.

Target Audience:

This document is a requirement for all DoD-administered systems and all systems connected to DoD networks. These requirements are designed to assist System Managers (SMs), Information Assurance Managers (IAMs), Information Assurance Officers (IAOs), and Systems Administrators (SAs) with configuring and maintaining security controls. This guidance supports DoD system design, development, implementation, certification, and accreditation efforts.

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

The STIG provides security guidance for deployments of SLES 11.x(where .x represents a service pack maintenance level) for IBM System z in a virtual operating environment(OE) managed by the z/VM hypervisor. This overview document gives technology-specific background and information on conducting a security review of SLES 11.x for only that platform.

Regulatory Compliance:

DoD Directive (DoDD) 8500.1 DoD Directive (DoDI) 8500.2

Comments/Warnings/Miscellaneous:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via email to disa.stig_spt@mail.mil.

Disclaimer:

Not provided.

Product Support:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via email to disa.stig_spt@mail.mil

Point of Contact:

disa.stig_spt@mail.mil

Sponsor:

DoD

Licensing:

Not provided.

Change History:

Version 1, Release 6 - 07 August 2015
Version 1, Release 3 - 23 July 2013
Version 1, Release 2 - 26 April 2013
Version 1, Release 1 - 13 December 2013
Updated the "Comments" Section - 16 January 2015
Changed status from "under review" to "final" - 14 September 2015
Version 1, Release 7 - 8 February 2016
3/15/2016 - Promote to Final
Updated STIG to v1, r8 - 10/28/2016
updated to FINAL - 12/07/2016
Updated to Ver 1, Rel 9 - 01/27/2017
Updated to FINAL - 03/13/2017
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Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
Updated - 11/01/2017
Updated to FINAL - 12/02/2017
Updated to Version 1, Release 12 - 10/25/18
Updated to FINAL - 11/26/18
Updated URLs - 6/13/19

Dependency/Requirements:

URL Description
https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/pdf/u_sles_v11_for_system_z_stig_memo_signed.pdf SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) v11 for System z STIG - Release Memo

References:

Reference URL Description

NIST checklist record last modified on 06/14/2019