STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Oracle Linux 5 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 13 Benchmark Date: 26 Oct 2018: Auditing must be enabled at boot by setting a kernel parameter.

DISA Rule

SV-63081r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-22598

Group Title

GEN000000-LNX00720

Rule Version

GEN000000-LNX00720

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Edit the grub bootloader file /boot/grub/grub.conf or /boot/grub/menu.lst by appending the "audit=1" parameter to the kernel boot line.
Reboot the system for the change to take effect.

Check Contents

Check for the audit=1 kernel parameter.
# grep 'audit=1' /proc/cmdline
If no results are returned, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-22598

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN000000-LNX00720

Severity Override Guidance

Check for the audit=1 kernel parameter.
# grep 'audit=1' /proc/cmdline
If no results are returned, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2207

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