InformationThe Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) is a transport layer protocol that supports streaming media and telephony. DCCP provides a way to gain access to congestion control, without having to do it at the application layer, but does not provide in-sequence delivery.
If the protocol is not required, it is recommended that the drivers not be installed to reduce the potential attack surface.
SolutionEdit or create a file in the /etc/modprobe.d/ directory ending in .conf
Example: vim /etc/modprobe.d/dccp.conf
and add the following line:
install dccp /bin/true
This Benchmark recommendation maps to:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Security Technical Implementation Guide:
Version 2, Release: 3 Benchmark Date: 26 Apr 2019
Vul ID: V-77821
Rule ID: SV-92517r2_rule
STIG ID: RHEL-07-020101
Severity: CAT II