OL08-00-030100 - The OL 8 audit log directory must be owned by root to prevent unauthorized read access.
Unauthorized disclosure of audit records can reveal system and configuration data to attackers, thus compromising its confidentiality. Audit information includes all information (e.g., audit records, audit settings, audit reports) needed to successfully audit OL 8 activity. Satisfies: SRG-OS-000057-GPOS-00027, SRG-OS-000058-GPOS-00028, SRG-OS-000059-GPOS-00029
Configure the audit log to be protected from unauthorized read access by setting the correct owner as 'root' with the following command: $ sudo chown root [audit_log_directory] Replace '[audit_log_directory]' with the correct audit log directory path. By default, this location is usually '/var/log/audit'.