STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Oracle Linux 5 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 13 Benchmark Date: 26 Oct 2018: The system must prevent the root account from directly logging in except from the system console.

DISA Rule

SV-64389r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-778

Group Title

GEN000980

Rule Version

GEN000980

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Create if needed and set the contents of /etc/securetty to a "console" or "tty" device.
# echo console > /etc/securetty
or
# echo tty1 > /etc/securetty

Check Contents

Check /etc/securetty
# more /etc/securetty
If the file does not exist, or contains more than "console" or a single "tty" device this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-778

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN000980

Severity Override Guidance

Check /etc/securetty
# more /etc/securetty
If the file does not exist, or contains more than "console" or a single "tty" device this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2207

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