UBTU-18-010018 - The Ubuntu operating system must not have the Network Information Service (NIS) package installed.


Removing the Network Information Service (NIS) package decreases the risk of the accidental (or intentional) activation of NIS or NIS+ services.


Configure the Ubuntu operating system to disable non-essential capabilities by removing the Network Information Service (NIS) package from the system with the following command:

# sudo apt-get remove nis

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References: CAT|I, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-219157r610963_rule, STIG-ID|UBTU-18-010018, STIG-Legacy|SV-109643, STIG-Legacy|V-100539, Vuln-ID|V-219157

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