Ensure mounting of freevxfs filesystems is disabled - lsmod

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The freevxfs filesystem type is a free version of the Veritas type filesystem. This is the primary filesystem type for HP-UX operating systems. Removing support for unneeded filesystem types reduces the local attack surface of the system. If this filesystem type is not needed, disable it.


Edit or create the file /etc/modprobe.d/CIS.conf and add the following line: install freevxfs /bin/true

Run the following command to unload the freevxfs module: # rmmod freevxfs

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