SI-2(6): Removal of Previous Versions of Software and Firmware
(Not part of any baseline)
- NIST Special Publication 800-53 Revision 4:
- SI-2(6): Removal Of Previous Versions Of Software / Firmware
Remove previous versions of [Assignment: organization-defined software and firmware components] after updated versions have been installed.
Previous versions of software or firmware components that are not removed from the system after updates have been installed may be exploited by adversaries. Some products may automatically remove previous versions of software and firmware from the system.