STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 2 Release: 6 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system must not allow an unrestricted logon to the system.

DISA Rule

SV-86579r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-71955

Group Title

SRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00229

Rule Version

RHEL-07-010450

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the operating system to not allow an unrestricted account to log on to the system via a graphical user interface.

Note: If the system does not have GNOME installed, this requirement is Not Applicable.

Add or edit the line for the "TimedLoginEnable" parameter in the [daemon] section of the "/etc/gdm/custom.conf" file to "false":

[daemon]
TimedLoginEnable=false

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Verify the operating system does not allow an unrestricted logon to the system via a graphical user interface.

Note: If the system does not have GNOME installed, this requirement is Not Applicable.

Check for the value of the "TimedLoginEnable" parameter in "/etc/gdm/custom.conf" file with the following command:

# grep -i timedloginenable /etc/gdm/custom.conf
TimedLoginEnable=false

If the value of "TimedLoginEnable" is not set to "false", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-71955

Documentable

False

Rule Version

RHEL-07-010450

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the operating system does not allow an unrestricted logon to the system via a graphical user interface.

Note: If the system does not have GNOME installed, this requirement is Not Applicable.

Check for the value of the "TimedLoginEnable" parameter in "/etc/gdm/custom.conf" file with the following command:

# grep -i timedloginenable /etc/gdm/custom.conf
TimedLoginEnable=false

If the value of "TimedLoginEnable" is not set to "false", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2777

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