STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: SLES 12 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The SUSE operating system must generate audit records for all account creations, modifications, disabling, and termination events that affect /etc/opasswd.

DISA Rule

SV-92017r3_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-77321

Group Title

SRG-OS-000004-GPOS-00004

Rule Version

SLES-12-020230

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the SUSE operating system to generate an audit record when all modifications to the "/etc/security/opasswd" file occur.

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

-w /etc/security/opasswd -p wa -k account_mod

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

# sudo systemctl restart auditd.service

Check Contents

Verify the SUSE operating system generates an audit record when modifications occur to the "/etc/security/opasswd" file.

Check that the following file is being watched by performing the following command on the system rules in "/etc/audit/audit.rules":

# grep /etc/security/opasswd /etc/audit/audit.rules

-w /etc/security/opasswd -p wa -k account_mod

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

Vulnerability Number

V-77321

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SLES-12-020230

Severity Override Guidance

Verify the SUSE operating system generates an audit record when modifications occur to the "/etc/security/opasswd" file.

Check that the following file is being watched by performing the following command on the system rules in "/etc/audit/audit.rules":

# grep /etc/security/opasswd /etc/audit/audit.rules

-w /etc/security/opasswd -p wa -k account_mod

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

Check Content Reference

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Target Key

2903

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