STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Solaris 10 X86 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 26 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The root accounts executable search path must contain only authorized paths.

DISA Rule

SV-776r4_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-776

Group Title

GEN000940

Rule Version

GEN000940

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Edit the root user's local initialization files. Remove any empty path entries. Remove any relative path entries that have not been documented with the ISSO.

Edit the root user’s local initialization files and remove any empty entry that is defined.

Check Contents

To view the root user's PATH, log in as the root user, and execute the following.
# env | grep PATH

This variable is formatted as a colon-separated list of directories.

If there is an empty entry, such as a leading or trailing colon or two consecutive colons, this is a finding.

If an entry begins with a character other than a slash (/), or has not been documented with the ISSO, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-776

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN000940

Severity Override Guidance

To view the root user's PATH, log in as the root user, and execute the following.
# env | grep PATH

This variable is formatted as a colon-separated list of directories.

If there is an empty entry, such as a leading or trailing colon or two consecutive colons, this is a finding.

If an entry begins with a character other than a slash (/), or has not been documented with the ISSO, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

25

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