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Mac OSX 10.6 STIG Version 1, Release 3 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

Supporting Resources:

Target:

Target CPE Name
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.1 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.1 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.2 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.2 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.3 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.3 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.4 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.4 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.5 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.5 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.6 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.6 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.7 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.7 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.8 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.8 (View CVEs)
Apple Mac OS X 10.6.0 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.0 (View CVEs)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Mac OSX 10.6 STIG
Checklist ID:
419
Version:
Version 1, Release 3
Type:
Compliance
Review Status:
Archived
Authority:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:
04/02/2012

Checklist Summary:

This Macintosh Operating System X Version 10.6 Technology Overview (or the Mac OS X 10.6 Technology Overview as it will be referred to from here forth), along with the Mac OS X Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) provides the technical security policies, requirements, and implementation details for applying security concepts to the Mac OS X system. With this release of the MAC OS X 10.6 STIG the UNIX Security Requirement Guide (SRG) has been used to enhance the security of the underlying UNIX operating system the Mac OS X runs on. Many new vulnerabilities have been added to the STIG as a result of the UNIX SRG.

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 Security Managers (SMs), Information Assurance Managers (IAMs), IAOs, and System 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:

Apple Mac OS X 10.6

Regulatory Compliance:

Department of Defense [DoD] 8500

Comments/Warnings/Miscellaneous:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via e-mail to fso_spt@disa.mil. DISA Field Security Operations (FSO) will coordinate all change requests with the relevant DoD organizations before inclusion in this document.

Disclaimer:

Not provided.

Product Support:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via e-mail to fso_spt@disa.mil. DISA Field Security Operations (FSO) will coordinate all change requests with the relevant DoD organizations before inclusion in this document.

Point of Contact:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via e-mail to fso_spt@disa.mil. DISA Field Security Operations (FSO) will coordinate all change requests with the relevant DoD organizations before inclusion in this document.

Sponsor:

Developed by DISA for the DOD

Licensing:

Not provided.

Change History:

Version 1, Release 3 - 26 April 2013
Version 1, Release 2 - 25 January 2013
Version 1, Release 1 - 2 April 2012
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Updated URL to reflect change to the DISA website - http --> https
moved to archive status - 4/15/19
Updated URLs - 6/5/19

Dependency/Requirements:

URL Description
https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/pdf/u_mac_osx_10-6_stig_releasememo.pdf Apple OS X 10.6 Release Memo

References:

Reference URL Description

NIST checklist record last modified on 06/05/2019