STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Oracle Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The telnet daemon must not be running.

DISA Rule

SV-64759r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-50553

Group Title

SRG-OS-000129

Rule Version

OL6-00-000211

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The "telnet" service can be disabled with the following command:

# chkconfig telnet off

Check Contents

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

# chkconfig "telnet" --list

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

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

If the service is running, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-50553

Documentable

False

Rule Version

OL6-00-000211

Severity Override Guidance

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

# chkconfig "telnet" --list

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

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

If the service is running, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2208

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