Ensure authentication required for single user mode

Information

Requiring authentication in single user mode prevents an unauthorized user from rebooting the system into single user to gain root privileges without credentials.

Solution

Consult your documentation and configure single user mode to require a password for login as appropriate.

See Also

https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/security/firepower/623/configuration/guide/fpmc-config-guide-v623.html

Item Details

Category: SYSTEM AND INFORMATION INTEGRITY

References: 800-53|SI-7, CSCv6|5.1

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 13f89f909aa57d928650bed5314aeff9be7351fc700c3e140cca617df9876560