The clr enabled option specifies whether user assemblies can be run by SQL Server.
Enabling use of CLR assemblies widens the attack surface of SQL Server and puts it at risk from both inadvertent and malicious assemblies.
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This control is used in the following benchmarks:
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2014 CIS V1.5.0 - paragraph 2.2
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2016 CIS V1.3.0 - paragraph 2.2
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2017 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 2.2
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2019 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 2.2
To deliberately skip this control (e.g. meaning don’t use Puppet to enforce this setting), we provide you with three ways:
mssql_secured::controls::clr_enabled_server_configuration_option_is_set_to_0: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for ALL databases.
mssql_secured::controls::clr_enabled_server_configuration_option_is_set_to_0::dbname: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for specified database only.
3) Add an entry with the content
clr_enabled_server_configuration_option_is_set_to_0 to the array value
mssql_secured::skip_list in your hiera data.
|Attribute Name||Short Description|
|title||The database to apply the control to.|
The database to apply the control to.
All controls need an database to apply the control to. Here is a simple example:
In this example, the string DB is the database to apply the control to.