STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Solaris 10 X86 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 26 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The system must require passwords to contain no more than three consecutive repeating characters.

DISA Rule

SV-27126r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-11975

Group Title

GEN000680

Rule Version

GEN000680

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Edit /etc/default/passwd and set MAXREPEATS to 3.

Check Contents

Check the MAXREPEATS setting.
# grep MAXREPEATS /etc/default/passwd
If the MAXREPEATS setting is greater than 3, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-11975

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN000680

Severity Override Guidance

Check the MAXREPEATS setting.
# grep MAXREPEATS /etc/default/passwd
If the MAXREPEATS setting is greater than 3, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

25

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