STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 24 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The rlogind service must not be running.

DISA Rule

SV-50403r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-38602

Group Title

SRG-OS-000248

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000218

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The "rlogin" service, which is available with the "rsh-server" package and runs as a service through xinetd, should be disabled. The "rlogin" service can be disabled with the following command:

# chkconfig rlogin off

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To check that the "rlogin" service is disabled in system boot configuration, run the following command:

# chkconfig "rlogin" --list

Output should indicate the "rlogin" service has either not been installed, or has been disabled, as shown in the example below:

# chkconfig "rlogin" --list
rlogin off
OR
error reading information on service rlogin: No such file or directory


If the service is running, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-38602

Documentable

False

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000218

Severity Override Guidance

To check that the "rlogin" service is disabled in system boot configuration, run the following command:

# chkconfig "rlogin" --list

Output should indicate the "rlogin" service has either not been installed, or has been disabled, as shown in the example below:

# chkconfig "rlogin" --list
rlogin off
OR
error reading information on service rlogin: No such file or directory


If the service is running, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2367

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