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V-56603

The operating system must generate audit records for all kernel module load, unload, and restart actions, and also for all program initiations.

Finding ID
SRG-OS-000477-GPOS-00222
Rule ID
SV-70863r1_rule
Severity
Cat II
CCE
(None)
Group Title
SRG-OS-000477-GPOS-00222
CCI
CCI-000172
Target Key
(None)
Documentable
No
Discussion

Without generating audit records that are specific to the security and mission needs of the organization, it would be difficult to establish, correlate, and investigate the events relating to an incident or identify those responsible for one. Audit records can be generated from various components within the information system (e.g., module or policy filter).

Fix Text

Configure the operating system to generate audit records for all kernel module load, unload, and restart actions, and also for all program initiations.

Check Content

Verify the operating system generates audit records for all kernel module load, unload, and restart actions, and also for all program initiations. If it does not, this is a finding.