STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Oracle Linux 5 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 13 Benchmark Date: 26 Oct 2018: The audit system must be configured to audit the loading and unloading of dynamic kernel modules -/sbin/modprobe.

DISA Rule

SV-64429r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-29286

Group Title

GEN002825-4

Rule Version

GEN002825-4

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The use of audit keys consistent with the provided example is encouraged to provide for uniform audit logs, however omitting the audit key or using an alternate audit key is not a finding.
Procedure:
-w /sbin/modprobe -p x

Restart the auditd service.
# service auditd restart

Check Contents

Determine if the /sbin/modprobe file is audited.

# cat /etc/audit/audit.rules | grep "/sbin/modprobe"

If the result does not start with "-w" and contain "-p x", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-29286

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN002825-4

Severity Override Guidance

Determine if the /sbin/modprobe file is audited.

# cat /etc/audit/audit.rules | grep "/sbin/modprobe"

If the result does not start with "-w" and contain "-p x", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

2207

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