Oracle MySQL 8.0 STIG Ver 1, Rel 1 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

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Target CPE Name
Oracle MySQL 8.0 cpe:/a:oracle:mysql:8.0.0 (View CVEs)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Oracle MySQL 8.0 STIG
Checklist ID:
Ver 1, Rel 1
Review Status:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:

Checklist Summary:

The Oracle MySQL 8.0 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. This document is meant to be used in conjunction with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (OS) STIG, Network STIG, and other STIGs as applicable to the database host environment. It is based on the Database Security Requirements Guide (SRG) Version 2, Release 10, which derives its cybersecurity controls from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53, Revision 4. MySQL is a popular open source database owned by Oracle. MySQL Enterprise Edition includes a comprehensive set of advanced features, management tools, and technical support to achieve high levels of MySQL scalability, security, reliability, and uptime. It reduces the risk, cost, and complexity in developing, deploying, and managing business-critical MySQL applications. This STIG is written for use with MySQL Database version 8.0 installed on a RHEL or CENTOS environment.

Checklist Role:

  • Database Server

Known Issues:

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Target Audience:

Parties within the DoD and Federal Government’s computing environments can obtain the applicable STIG from the Cyber Exchange website at This site contains the latest copies of STIGs, SRGs, and other related security information. Those without a Common Access Card (CAC) that has DoD Certificates can obtain the STIG from

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

Not provided.

Regulatory Compliance:

DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8500.01


Although the use of the principles and guidelines in these SRGs/STIGs provides an environment that contributes to the security requirements of DoD systems, applicable NIST SP 800-53 cybersecurity controls need to be applied to all systems and architectures based on the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Instruction (CNSSI) 1253.


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Product Support:

Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via email to the following address: DISA will coordinate all change requests with the relevant DoD organizations before inclusion in this document. Approved changes will be made in accordance with the DISA maintenance release schedule.

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NIST checklist record last modified on 03/30/2021

* This checklist is still undergoing review for inclusion into the NCP.