OL6-00-000011 - System security patches and updates must be installed and up-to-date.

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Installing software updates is a fundamental mitigation against the exploitation of publicly-known vulnerabilities.

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


If the system is joined to Oracle's Unbreakable Linux Network or an internal YUM server, run the following command to install updates

# yum update

If the system is not configured to use one of these sources, updates (in the form of RPM packages) can be manually downloaded from Oracle's Unbreakable Linux Network and installed using the 'rpm' command.

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001233, Group-ID|V-50695, Rule-ID|SV-208798r603263_rule, STIG-ID|OL6-00-000011, STIG-Legacy|SV-64901, STIG-Legacy|V-50695, Vuln-ID|V-208798

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Control ID: c02ba9d42bbb29aeb8a560b34a223b487e042340a8268d3f2082800cbeba4328