STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Solaris 11 X86 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 20 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: Any X Windows host must write .Xauthority files.

DISA Rule

SV-75471r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-61003

Group Title

SRG-OS-999999

Rule Version

SOL-11.1-020500

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Ensure the X Windows host is configured to write .Xauthority files into user home directories.

Edit the Xaccess file. Ensure the line that writes the .Xauthority file is uncommented.

Check Contents

If X Display Manager (XDM) is not used on the system, this is not applicable.

Determine if XDM is running.
Procedure:
# ps -ef | grep xdm

If X Display Manager (XDM) is not used on the system, this is not applicable.

Determine if XDM is running.
Procedure:
# ps -ef | grep xdm

Check for .Xauthority files being utilized by looking for such files in the home directory of a user that uses X.

Procedure:
# cd ~someuser
# ls -la .Xauthority

If the .Xauthority file does not exist, ask the SA if the user is using X Windows. If the user is utilizing X Windows and the .Xauthority file does not exist, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-61003

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SOL-11.1-020500

Severity Override Guidance

If X Display Manager (XDM) is not used on the system, this is not applicable.

Determine if XDM is running.
Procedure:
# ps -ef | grep xdm

If X Display Manager (XDM) is not used on the system, this is not applicable.

Determine if XDM is running.
Procedure:
# ps -ef | grep xdm

Check for .Xauthority files being utilized by looking for such files in the home directory of a user that uses X.

Procedure:
# cd ~someuser
# ls -la .Xauthority

If the .Xauthority file does not exist, ask the SA if the user is using X Windows. If the user is utilizing X Windows and the .Xauthority file does not exist, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2108

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