SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 STIG Ver 2, Rel 4 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

SCAP 1.2 Content:

Supporting Resources:


Target CPE Name
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.0 cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0 (View CVEs)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 STIG
Checklist ID:
Ver 2, Rel 4
Review Status:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:

Checklist Summary:

The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of the Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. The requirements were developed from the General Purpose Operating System Security Requirements Guide (GPOS SRG). The vulnerabilities discussed in this document are applicable to SLES 12 Desktop and Server installations. This document is meant for use in conjunction with the Enclave, Network Infrastructure, Secure Remote Computing, and appropriate application STIGs.

Checklist Role:

  • Operating System

Known Issues:

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Target Audience:

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Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

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Regulatory Compliance:

DoDI 8500.01


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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Product Support:

Parties within the DoD and Federal Government’s computing environments can obtain the applicable STIG from the Information Assurance Support Environment (IASE) website. This site contains the latest copies of any STIGs, SRGs, and other related security information. The address for the IASE site is

Point of Contact:


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Change History:

new checklist - 10/18/18
Updated to FINAL - 11/19/18
updated to Ver 1, Rel 2 - 4/30/19
Updated URLs - 6/14/19
Updated URLs - 8/14/19
updated URLs - 11/1/19
updated resource title - 11/7/19
updated URLs per DISA - 1/21/2020
added benchmark per DISA - 3/13/2020
Updated URLs per DISA - 4/24/2020
updated URLs per DISA - 5/19/2020
Updated URLs - 8/3/2020
updated URLs - 10/27/2020
updated URL per DISA - 1/26/2021
added SCC links per DISA guidance - 4/20/2021
Updated resources per DISA - 4/29/21
updated SCC content - 5/27/2021
updated URLs - 7/28/2021
Updated SCC per DISA - 9/16/21


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NIST checklist record last modified on 09/16/2021