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Canonical Ubuntu 18.04 LTS STIG Ver 2, Rel 8 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

SCAP 1.2 Content:

Supporting Resources:


Target CPE Name
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04 (View CVEs)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Canonical Ubuntu 18.04 LTS STIG
Checklist ID:
Ver 2, Rel 8
Review Status:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:

Checklist Summary:

The Canonical Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 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 Ubuntu 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:

Not provided.

Target Audience:

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 http://iase.disa.mil/.

Target Operational Environment:

  • Managed
  • Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF)

Testing Information:

Not provided.

Regulatory Compliance:

This document is provided under the authority of DoDI 8500.01.


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Product Support:

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

Point of Contact:



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Change History:

updated to FINAL  - 5/15/2020
updated URLs - 8/3/2020
updated URLs - 10/27/2020
added benchmark - 11/20/2020
updated URL per DISA - 1/26/2021
added SCC links per DISA guidance - 4/20/2021
updated URLs - 4/28/2021
Updated resources per DISA - 5/25/21
updated URLs - 7/28/2021
updated SCC tool per DISA - 9/16/2021
updated URLs - 10/27/2021
updated URLs - 1/26/2022
updated URLs - 4/25/2022
Updated SCC per DISA - 6/14/22
Updated SCC per DISA - 6/15/22
Updated resource per DISA - 8/1/22


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NIST checklist record last modified on 08/01/2022