STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 24 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: Wireless network adapters must be disabled.

DISA Rule

SV-87461r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-72817

Group Title

RHEL-06-000293

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000293

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the system to disable all wireless network interfaces.

Check Contents

This is N/A for systems that do not have wireless network adapters.

Verify that there are no wireless interfaces configured on the system:

# ifconfig -a


eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr b8:ac:6f:65:31:e5
inet addr:192.168.2.100 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::baac:6fff:fe65:31e5/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:2697529 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2630541 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:2159382827 (2.0 GiB) TX bytes:1389552776 (1.2 GiB)
Interrupt:17

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:2849 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2849 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:2778290 (2.6 MiB) TX bytes:2778290 (2.6 MiB)


If a wireless interface is configured, it must be documented and approved by the local Authorizing Official.

If a wireless interface is configured and has not been documented and approved, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-72817

Documentable

False

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000293

Severity Override Guidance

This is N/A for systems that do not have wireless network adapters.

Verify that there are no wireless interfaces configured on the system:

# ifconfig -a


eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr b8:ac:6f:65:31:e5
inet addr:192.168.2.100 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::baac:6fff:fe65:31e5/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:2697529 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2630541 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:2159382827 (2.0 GiB) TX bytes:1389552776 (1.2 GiB)
Interrupt:17

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:2849 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2849 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:2778290 (2.6 MiB) TX bytes:2778290 (2.6 MiB)


If a wireless interface is configured, it must be documented and approved by the local Authorizing Official.

If a wireless interface is configured and has not been documented and approved, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2367

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