STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: SLES 12 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 4 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The SUSE operating system must be configured to use Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

DISA Rule

SV-92173r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-77477

Group Title

SRG-OS-000359-GPOS-00146

Rule Version

SLES-12-030310

Severity

CAT III

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Configure the SUSE operating system is configured to use UTC or GMT.

To configure the system time zone to use UTC or GMT, run the following command, replacing [ZONE] with "UTC" or "GMT".

# sudo timedatectl set-timezone [ZONE]

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Verify that the SUSE operating system is configured to use UTC or GMT.

Check that the SUSE operating system is configured to use UTC or GMT with the following command:

# timedatectl status | grep -i timezone
Timezone: UTC (UTC, +0000)

If "Timezone" is not set to UTC or GMT, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-77477

Documentable

False

Rule Version

SLES-12-030310

Severity Override Guidance

Verify that the SUSE operating system is configured to use UTC or GMT.

Check that the SUSE operating system is configured to use UTC or GMT with the following command:

# timedatectl status | grep -i timezone
Timezone: UTC (UTC, +0000)

If "Timezone" is not set to UTC or GMT, this is a finding.

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M

Target Key

2903

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