Remove the right of the guest user to connect to SQL Server databases, except for master, msdb, and tempdb.
A login assumes the identity of the guest user when a login has access to SQL Server but does not have access to a database through its own account and the database has a guest user account. Revoking the CONNECT permission for the guest user will ensure that a login is not able to access database information without explicit access to do so.
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This control is used in the following benchmarks:
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2019 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 3.2
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::connect_perm_on_guest_user_is_revoked_within_all_sql_server_dbs_excluding_master_msdb_and_tempdb: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for ALL databases.
mssql_secured::controls::connect_perm_on_guest_user_is_revoked_within_all_sql_server_dbs_excluding_master_msdb_and_tempdb::dbname: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for specified database only.
3) Add an entry with the content
connect_perm_on_guest_user_is_revoked_within_all_sql_server_dbs_excluding_master_msdb_and_tempdb 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.
The objects to exclude from the control actions. Type: