STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Solaris 11 X86 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 20 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Direct root account login must not be permitted for SSH access.

DISA Rule

SV-60975r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-48103

Group Title

SRG-OS-999999

Rule Version

SOL-11.1-040360

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The root role is required.

Modify the sshd_config file

# pfedit /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Locate the line containing:

PermitRootLogin

Change it to:

PermitRootLogin no

Restart the SSH service.

# svcadm restart svc:/network/ssh

Check Contents

Determine if root login is disabled for the SSH service.

# grep "^PermitRootLogin" /etc/ssh/sshd_config

If the output of this command is not:

PermitRootLogin no

this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-48103

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SOL-11.1-040360

Severity Override Guidance

Determine if root login is disabled for the SSH service.

# grep "^PermitRootLogin" /etc/ssh/sshd_config

If the output of this command is not:

PermitRootLogin no

this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2108

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