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Canonical Ubuntu 20.04 LTS STIG Ver 1, Rel 12 Checklist Details (Checklist Revisions)

Checklist Highlights

Checklist Name:
Canonical Ubuntu 20.04 LTS STIG
Checklist ID:
Ver 1, Rel 12
Review Status:
Governmental Authority: Defense Information Systems Agency
Original Publication Date:

Checklist Summary:

The Canonical Ubuntu 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 Cyber Exchange website at https://cyber.mil/. 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 https://public.cyber.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.


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.


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Product Support:

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Change History:

Change status to NEW - 5/12/21
updated URLs - 10/27/2021
updated URLs - 1/26/2022
added benchmark - 2/24/2022
updated URLs - 4/7/2022
updated URLs - 4/25/2022
Updated resource per DISA - 8/1/22
Updated resources per DISA - 10/26/22
updated URLs per DISA - 1/17/2023
updated SCC content - 2/6/2023
 updated SCC content - 3/9/2023
Updated resource per DISA - 4/27/23
Updated resource per DISA - 4/28/23
updated SCC content - 6/22/23
Updated URLs per DISA - 7/25/23
Updated SCC per DISA - 9/21/23
Updated resource per DISA - 10/26/23
updated URLs - 1/26/24
Updated SCC Resources - 4/19/24
Update Version and Resources - 06/10/2024


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NIST checklist record last modified on 06/10/2024