[BESAdmin-Announcements] IBM BigFix Compliance: Updated DISA STIG Checklist for RHEL 7 published 2018-08-01

Announcements for BES Administrators besadmin-announcements at bigmail.bigfix.com
Wed Aug 1 12:40:19 PDT 2018

*Product: *
IBM BigFix Compliance

* Title: *
Updated a few checks with fixes on DISA STIG Checklist for RHEL 7

* Security Benchmark: *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Manual STIG Benchmark, Version 1, Release 1

* Published Sites: *
Updated DISA STIG Checklist for RHEL 7, site version 6
*(The site version is provided for air-gap customers.)*

* Details:*

·      RHEL-07-030010:   Also check for "failure 2".

·      RHEL-07-040410:   Fixed check for proper permissions.

·      RHEL-07-020050:   Fixed search for gpgcheck, now anchors to
beginning of line to avoid localpkg_gpgcheck and repo_gpgcheck.

·      RHEL-07-040710:   Fixed typo in params file causing false

·      RHEL-07-021030:   Now checks group owner of world writeable

·      RHEL-07-021000:   Now looks for nosuid instead of nosetuid.

·      RHEL-07-040400:   Fixed typo in params file and now does case
insensitive search.

·      RHEL-07-040420:   Fixed check for proper permissions.

·      RHEL-07-030330:   Excludes admin_space_left.

·      RHEL-07-030340:   Excludes admin_space_left_action.

·      RHEL-07-020720:   Excludes other variables containing the word PATH.

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*More information: *
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following resources:

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We hope you find this latest release of SCM content useful and effective.
Thank you!

* -- The IBM BigFix Compliance team*
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