STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 24 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Audit log files must have mode 0640 or less permissive.

DISA Rule

SV-50299r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-38498

Group Title

SRG-OS-000058

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000383

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the mode of the audit log files with the following command:

# chmod 0640 [audit_file]

Check Contents

Run the following command to check the mode of the system audit logs:

grep "^log_file" /etc/audit/auditd.conf|sed s/^[^\/]*//|xargs stat -c %a:%n

Audit logs must be mode 0640 or less permissive.
If any are more permissive, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-38498

Documentable

False

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000383

Severity Override Guidance

Run the following command to check the mode of the system audit logs:

grep "^log_file" /etc/audit/auditd.conf|sed s/^[^\/]*//|xargs stat -c %a:%n

Audit logs must be mode 0640 or less permissive.
If any are more permissive, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2367

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