MA-3(6): Software Updates and Patches

Control Family:

Maintenance

CSF v1.1 References:

CSF v2.0 References:

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Baselines:

(Not part of any baseline)

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Control is new to this version of the control set.

Control Statement

Inspect maintenance tools to ensure the latest software updates and patches are installed.

Supplemental Guidance

Maintenance tools using outdated and/or unpatched software can provide a threat vector for adversaries and result in a significant vulnerability for organizations.