CIS MySQL 5.6 Community Linux OS L1 v2.0.0

Audit Details

Name: CIS MySQL 5.6 Community Linux OS L1 v2.0.0

Updated: 10/31/2022

Authority: CIS

Plugin: Unix

Revision: 1.0

Estimated Item Count: 37

File Details

Filename: CIS_MySQL_5.6_Community_Benchmark_v2.0.0_OS_UNIX_L1.audit

Size: 87.5 kB

MD5: 60431ec429edd063830e7fe55879e55c
SHA256: 5e460e364a1c571ae5a8a9cd9b6c533f3cb65b6f95dcb616aaa6c1981383696f

Audit Items

DescriptionCategories
1.1 Place Databases on Non-System Partitions

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.2 Use Dedicated Least Privileged Account for MySQL Daemon/Service

ACCESS CONTROL

1.4 Verify That the MYSQL_PWD Environment Variable Is Not In Use

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.6 Verify That 'MYSQL_PWD' Is Not Set In Users' Profiles - .bash_profile

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.6 Verify That 'MYSQL_PWD' Is Not Set In Users' Profiles - .bashrc

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

1.6 Verify That 'MYSQL_PWD' Is Not Set In Users' Profiles - .profile

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

2.1.1 Backup Policy in Place

CONTINGENCY PLANNING

2.1.2 Verify Backups are Good

CONTINGENCY PLANNING

2.1.3 Secure Backup Credentials

ACCESS CONTROL, CONTINGENCY PLANNING, MEDIA PROTECTION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

2.1.4 The Backups Should be Properly Secured

CONTINGENCY PLANNING, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

2.1.6 Disaster Recovery (DR) Plan

CONTINGENCY PLANNING

2.1.7 Backup of Configuration and Related Files

CONTINGENCY PLANNING

2.2 Dedicate the Machine Running MySQL

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

2.3 Do Not Specify Passwords in Command Line

ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

2.5 Ensure Non-Default, Unique Cryptographic Material is in Use

SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

3.1 Ensure 'datadir' Has Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.2 Ensure 'log_bin_basename' Files Have Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.3 Ensure 'log_error' Has Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.4 Ensure 'slow_query_log' Has Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.5 Ensure 'relay_log_basename' Files Have Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.6 Ensure 'general_log_file' Has Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.7 Ensure SSL Key Files Have Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

3.8 Ensure Plugin Directory Has Appropriate Permissions

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

4.5 Ensure 'mysqld' is Not Started with '--skip-grant-tables' - --skip-grant-tables

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

4.5 Ensure 'mysqld' is Not Started with '--skip-grant-tables' - @[email protected]/my.cnf

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

4.5 Ensure 'mysqld' is Not Started with '--skip-grant-tables' - /etc/my.cnf

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

4.5 Ensure 'mysqld' is Not Started with '--skip-grant-tables' - /etc/mysql/my.cnf

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

4.5 Ensure 'mysqld' is Not Started with '--skip-grant-tables' - mysqld process

ACCESS CONTROL, MEDIA PROTECTION

6.4 Ensure 'log-raw' Is Set to 'OFF' - @[email protected]/my.cnf

MEDIA PROTECTION

6.4 Ensure 'log-raw' Is Set to 'OFF' - @[email protected]

MEDIA PROTECTION

6.4 Ensure 'log-raw' Is Set to 'OFF' - /etc/my.cnf

MEDIA PROTECTION

6.4 Ensure 'log-raw' Is Set to 'OFF' - /etc/mysql/my.cnf

MEDIA PROTECTION

7.3 Ensure Passwords Are Not Stored in the Global Configuration

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

7.3 Ensure Passwords Are Not Stored in the Global Configuration - @[email protected]/my.cnf

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

7.3 Ensure Passwords Are Not Stored in the Global Configuration - /etc/my.cnf

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

7.3 Ensure Passwords Are Not Stored in the Global Configuration - /etc/mysql/my.cnf

IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION, SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTECTION

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