3.3.4.11 instsrv

Information

This entry starts the instsrv service when required. This service should be disabled.

Rationale:

The instsrv service is part of the Network Installation Tools, used for servicing servers running AIX 3.2.

Solution

In /etc/inetd.conf, comment out the instsrv entry:

chsubserver -r inetd -C /etc/inetd.conf -d -v 'instsrv' -p 'tcp'
refresh -s inetd

Default Value:

Commented out

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: f331543ea68ec49f9e722211bbce7b6e977d64a0d0041d59b14addf58a65891f