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 be configured so that the x86 Ctrl-Alt-Delete key sequence is disabled on the command line.

DISA Rule

SV-86617r5_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-71993

Group Title

SRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227

Rule Version

RHEL-07-020230

Severity

CAT I

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the system to disable the Ctrl-Alt-Delete sequence for the command line with the following command:

# systemctl mask ctrl-alt-del.target

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Verify the operating system is not configured to reboot the system when Ctrl-Alt-Delete is pressed.

Check that the ctrl-alt-del.target is masked and not active with the following command:

# systemctl status ctrl-alt-del.target

ctrl-alt-del.target
Loaded: masked (/dev/null; bad)
Active: inactive (dead)

If the ctrl-alt-del.target is not masked, this is a finding.

If the ctrl-alt-del.target is active, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-71993

Documentable

False

Rule Version

RHEL-07-020230

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the operating system is not configured to reboot the system when Ctrl-Alt-Delete is pressed.

Check that the ctrl-alt-del.target is masked and not active with the following command:

# systemctl status ctrl-alt-del.target

ctrl-alt-del.target
Loaded: masked (/dev/null; bad)
Active: inactive (dead)

If the ctrl-alt-del.target is not masked, this is a finding.

If the ctrl-alt-del.target is active, this is a finding.

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M

Target Key

2777

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