STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: SLES 12 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The SUSE operating system must enforce passwords that contain at least one numeric character.

DISA Rule

SV-91775r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-77079

Group Title

SRG-OS-000071-GPOS-00039

Rule Version

SLES-12-010170

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the SUSE operating system to enforce password complexity by requiring at least one numeric character.

Edit "/etc/pam.d/common-password" and edit the line containing "pam_cracklib.so" to contain the option "dcredit=-1" after the third column.

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Verify the SUSE operating system enforces password complexity by requiring that at least one numeric character.

Check that the operating system enforces password complexity by requiring that at least one numeric character be used by using the following command:

# grep pam_cracklib.so /etc/pam.d/common-password
password requisite pam_cracklib.so dcredit=-1

If the command does not return anything, the returned line is commented out, or has a second column value different from "requisite", or does not contain "dcredit=-1", this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-77079

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SLES-12-010170

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the SUSE operating system enforces password complexity by requiring that at least one numeric character.

Check that the operating system enforces password complexity by requiring that at least one numeric character be used by using the following command:

# grep pam_cracklib.so /etc/pam.d/common-password
password requisite pam_cracklib.so dcredit=-1

If the command does not return anything, the returned line is commented out, or has a second column value different from "requisite", or does not contain "dcredit=-1", this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2903

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