PHTN-30-000044 - The Photon operating system must audit all account disabling actions.

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This audit has been deprecated and will be removed in a future update.

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When operating system accounts are disabled, user accessibility is affected. Accounts are used for identifying individual users or operating system processes. To detect and respond to events affecting user accessibility and system processing, operating systems must audit account disabling actions.


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Add the following lines:

-w /usr/bin/passwd -p x -k passwd

At the command line, run the following command to load the new audit rules:

# /sbin/augenrules --load

Note: A new 'audit.STIG.rules' file is provided for placement in '/etc/audit/rules.d' that contains all rules needed for auditd.

Note: An older 'audit.STIG.rules' may exist if the file exists and references older 'GEN' SRG IDs. This file can be removed and replaced as necessary with an updated one.

See Also

Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001404, Rule-ID|SV-256519r887231_rule, STIG-ID|PHTN-30-000044, Vuln-ID|V-256519

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 355d08274f13c12bebe4822c15272692803d504fe41303d3f4e2e7e06557c507