STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: Inetd and xinetd must be disabled or removed if no network services utilizing them are enabled.

DISA Rule

SV-12506r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-12005

Group Title

GEN003700

Rule Version

GEN003700

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Remove or disable the inetd startup scripts and kill the service.

Check Contents

First, determine if inetd/xinetd is running.
# ps -ef |grep inetd
If inetd is not running, this is not a finding.
# grep -v "^#" /etc/inetd.conf
If no active services are found, yet the inetd daemon is running, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-12005

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN003700

Severity Override Guidance

First, determine if inetd/xinetd is running.
# ps -ef |grep inetd
If inetd is not running, this is not a finding.
# grep -v "^#" /etc/inetd.conf
If no active services are found, yet the inetd daemon is running, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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