3.3.2.18 timed

Information

This entry starts the timed daemon at system startup. This is the old, read obsolete, UNIX time service.

Rationale:

The timed daemon is the old UNIX time service. Disable this service.

If time synchronization is required in your environment use xntp.

Solution

In /etc/rc.tcpip, comment out the timed entry:

chrctcp -d timed

Default Value:

Disabled

See Also

https://workbench.cisecurity.org/files/3525

Item Details

Category: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

References: 800-53|CM-6, 800-53|CM-7, CSCv7|9.2

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 40574a3fb460b2ab071e4b422afa0f09d74191305526cb275ea84b08acf9f106