[BESAdmin-Announcements] IBM BigFix Compliance: Updated CIS Checklist for RHEL 7 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Server published 2019-02-20

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Wed Feb 20 06:38:40 PST 2019

IBM BigFix Compliance

Updated CIS Checklist for RHEL 7 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Server to fix the remediation and modify compliance logic.

Security Benchmark:
CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Benchmark, v2.1.1
CIS Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS Benchmark, v1.0.0

Published Sites:
CIS Checklist for RHEL 7, site version 13
CIS Checklist for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Server, site version 2
(The site version is provided for air-gap customers.)


  *   xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_2.2.1.2_Ensure_ntp_is_configured: Updated compliance logic of the fixlet

  *   xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_2.2.15_Ensure_mail_transfer_agent_is_configured_for_local-only_mode: Updated compliance logic of the fixlet

  *   xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_6.2.7_Ensure_all_users_home_directories_exist

  *   xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_5.4.1.1_Ensure_password_expiration_is_365_days_or_less

  *   xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_3.6.2_Ensure_default_deny_firewall_policy

  *   xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_1.6.1.3_Ensure_SELinux_policy_is_configured

Actions to take:

*         To subscribe to the above site, you can use the License Overview Dashboard to enable and gather the site. Note that you must be entitled to the BigFix Compliance product and you must be using IBM BigFix version 9.2 and later.

*         If you use custom sites, update your custom sites accordingly to use the latest content. You can synchronize your content by using the Synchronize Custom Checks wizard. For more information, see https://ibm.biz/Bd4LBt.

More information:
To know more about the IBM BigFix Compliance SCM checklists, please see the following resources:

*         IBM Developer Works:

*         IBM BigFix Forum:

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

 -- The IBM BigFix Compliance team

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