The scan for startup procs option, if enabled, causes SQL Server to scan for and automatically run all stored procedures that are set to execute upon service startup.
Enforcing this control reduces the threat of an entity leveraging these facilities for malicious purposes.
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This control is used in the following benchmarks:
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2014 CIS V1.5.0 - paragraph 2.8
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2016 CIS V1.3.0 - paragraph 2.8
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2017 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 2.8
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2019 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 2.8
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::scan_for_startup_procs_server_configuration_option_is_set_to_0: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for ALL databases.
mssql_secured::controls::scan_for_startup_procs_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
scan_for_startup_procs_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.