OL07-00-010230 - The Oracle Linux operating system must be configured so that passwords for new users are restricted to a 24 hours/1 day minimum lifetime.

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Enforcing a minimum password lifetime helps to prevent repeated password changes to defeat the password reuse or history enforcement requirement. If users are allowed to immediately and continually change their password, the password could be repeatedly changed in a short period of time to defeat the organization's policy regarding password reuse.


Configure the operating system to enforce 24 hours/1 day as the minimum password lifetime.

Add the following line in '/etc/login.defs' (or modify the line to have the required value):


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References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000198, Rule-ID|SV-221681r603260_rule, STIG-ID|OL07-00-010230, STIG-Legacy|SV-108205, STIG-Legacy|V-99101, Vuln-ID|V-221681

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