Audit Policy: Privilege Use: Sensitive Privilege Use
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:22924||Date: (C)2015-01-07 (M)2018-03-24|
|Class: COMPLIANCE||Family: windows|
This subcategory reports when a user account or service uses a sensitive privilege. A sensitive privilege includes the following user rights: Act as part of the operating system, Back up files and directories, Create a token object, Debug programs, Enable computer and user accounts to be trusted for delegation, Generate security audits, Impersonate a client after authentication, Load and unload device drivers, Manage auditing and security log, Modify firmware environment values, Replace a process-level token, Restore files and directories, and Take ownership of files or other objects. Auditing this subcategory will create a high volume of events. Events for this subcategory include:
? 4672: Special privileges assigned to new logon.
? 4673: A privileged service was called.
? 4674: An operation was attempted on a privileged object.
Refer to the Microsoft Knowledgebase article ?Description of security events in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008? for the most recent information about this setting: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/947226.
(1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Advanced Audit Policy Configuration\Audit Policies\Privilege Use!Audit Policy: Privilege Use: Sensitive Privilege Use
(2) REG: NO REGISTRY INFO
|Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2|