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 generate audit records for all account creations, modifications, disabling, and termination events that affect /etc/group.

DISA Rule

SV-87817r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-73165

Group Title

SRG-OS-000004-GPOS-00004

Rule Version

RHEL-07-030871

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the operating system to generate audit records for all account creations, modifications, disabling, and termination events that affect "/etc/group".

Add or update the following rule in "/etc/audit/rules.d/audit.rules":

-w /etc/group -p wa -k identity

The audit daemon must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Check Contents

Verify the operating system must generate audit records for all account creations, modifications, disabling, and termination events that affect "/etc/group".

Check the auditing rules in "/etc/audit/audit.rules" with the following command:

# grep /etc/group /etc/audit/audit.rules

-w /etc/group -p wa -k identity

If the command does not return a line, or the line is commented out, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-73165

Documentable

False

Rule Version

RHEL-07-030871

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the operating system must generate audit records for all account creations, modifications, disabling, and termination events that affect "/etc/group".

Check the auditing rules in "/etc/audit/audit.rules" with the following command:

# grep /etc/group /etc/audit/audit.rules

-w /etc/group -p wa -k identity

If the command does not return a line, or the line is commented out, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2777

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