STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Solaris 10 X86 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 26 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Global initialization files must contain the mesg -n or mesg n commands.

DISA Rule

SV-39828r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-825

Group Title

GEN001780

Rule Version

GEN001780

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Edit /etc/profile or another global initialization script and add the mesg -n command.

Check Contents

Check global initialization files for the presence of "mesg -n" or "mesg n".

Procedure:
# grep mesg /etc/.login /etc/profile /etc/bashrc /etc/environment /etc/security/environ /etc/csh.login /etc/csh.cshrc

If no existing global initialization files contain "mesg -n" or "mesg n", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-825

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001780

Severity Override Guidance

Check global initialization files for the presence of "mesg -n" or "mesg n".

Procedure:
# grep mesg /etc/.login /etc/profile /etc/bashrc /etc/environment /etc/security/environ /etc/csh.login /etc/csh.cshrc

If no existing global initialization files contain "mesg -n" or "mesg n", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

25

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