STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Oracle Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 17 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The operating system must produce audit records containing sufficient information to establish what type of events occurred.

DISA Rule

SV-65245r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-51039

Group Title

SRG-OS-000037

Rule Version

OL6-00-000154

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

The "auditd" service is an essential userspace component of the Linux Auditing System, as it is responsible for writing audit records to disk. The "auditd" service can be enabled with the following commands:

# chkconfig auditd on
# service auditd start

Check Contents

Run the following command to determine the current status of the "auditd" service:

# service auditd status

If the service is enabled, it should return the following:

auditd is running...

If the service is not running, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-51039

Documentable

False

Rule Version

OL6-00-000154

Severity Override Guidance

Run the following command to determine the current status of the "auditd" service:

# service auditd status

If the service is enabled, it should return the following:

auditd is running...

If the service is not running, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2208

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