RHEL-09-213095 - RHEL 9 must disable core dumps for all users.

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A core dump includes a memory image taken at the time the operating system terminates an application. The memory image could contain sensitive data and is generally useful only for developers trying to debug problems.


Configure the operating system to disable core dumps for all users.

Add the following line to the top of the /etc/security/limits.conf or in a single '.conf' file defined in /etc/security/limits.d/:

* hard core 0

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000366, Rule-ID|SV-257814r925429_rule, STIG-ID|RHEL-09-213095, Vuln-ID|V-257814

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Control ID: d691b4fab0360a5d7149925f89a9976e9dcfe80d14f59e5521797a9d214d50ab