STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: The SMTP service log file must have mode 0644 or less permissive.

DISA Rule

SV-838r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-838

Group Title

GEN004500

Rule Version

GEN004500

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the mode of the SMTP service log file.

Procedure:
# chmod 0644 <sendmail log file>

Check Contents

Check the mode of the SMTP service log file.

Procedure:
# more /etc/syslog.conf

Check the configuration to determine which log files contain logs for mail.crit, mail.debug, or *.crit.

Procedure:
# ls -lL <file location>

If the log file permissions are greater than 0644, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-838

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN004500

Severity Override Guidance

Check the mode of the SMTP service log file.

Procedure:
# more /etc/syslog.conf

Check the configuration to determine which log files contain logs for mail.crit, mail.debug, or *.crit.

Procedure:
# ls -lL <file location>

If the log file permissions are greater than 0644, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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