STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: The /etc/shells (or equivalent) file must exist.

DISA Rule

SV-916r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-916

Group Title

GEN002120

Rule Version

GEN002120

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Create a /etc/shells file containing a list of valid system shells. Consult vendor documentation for an appropriate list of system shells.

Procedure:
# echo "/bin/bash" >> /etc/shells
# echo "/bin/csh" >> /etc/shells
(Repeat as necessary for other shells.)

Check Contents

Verify /etc/shells exists.
# ls -l /etc/shells
If the file does not exist, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-916

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN002120

Severity Override Guidance

Verify /etc/shells exists.
# ls -l /etc/shells
If the file does not exist, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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