OL07-00-010019 - The Oracle Linux operating system must ensure cryptographic verification of vendor software packages.

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Cryptographic verification of vendor software packages ensures that all software packages are obtained from a valid source and protects against spoofing that could lead to installation of malware on the system. Oracle cryptographically signs all software packages, which includes updates, with a GPG key to verify that they are valid.


Install Oracle package-signing key on the system and verify its fingerprint matches vendor value.

Insert OL 7 installation disc or attach OL 7 installation image to the system. Mount the disc or image to make the contents accessible inside the system.

Assuming the mounted location is '/media/cdrom', use the following command to copy Oracle GPG key file onto the system:

$ sudo cp /media/cdrom/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/

Import Oracle GPG keys from key file into system keyring:

$ sudo rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-oracle

Using the steps listed in the Check Text, confirm the newly imported key shows as installed on the system and verify its fingerprint matches vendor value.

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001749, Rule-ID|SV-256975r902762_rule, STIG-ID|OL07-00-010019, Vuln-ID|V-256975

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