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

DISA Rule

SV-64771r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-50565

Group Title

SRG-OS-000096

Rule Version

OL6-00-000221

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The "ypbind" service, which allows the system to act as a client in a NIS or NIS+ domain, should be disabled. The "ypbind" service can be disabled with the following commands:

# chkconfig ypbind off
# service ypbind stop

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

# chkconfig "ypbind" --list

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

# chkconfig "ypbind" --list
"ypbind" 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:off 4:off 5:off 6:off

Run the following command to verify "ypbind" is disabled through current runtime configuration:

# service ypbind status

If the service is disabled the command will return the following output:

ypbind is stopped

If the service is running, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-50565

Documentable

False

Rule Version

OL6-00-000221

Severity Override Guidance

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

# chkconfig "ypbind" --list

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

# chkconfig "ypbind" --list
"ypbind" 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:off 4:off 5:off 6:off

Run the following command to verify "ypbind" is disabled through current runtime configuration:

# service ypbind status

If the service is disabled the command will return the following output:

ypbind is stopped

If the service is running, this is a finding.

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M

Target Key

2208

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