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Create a warning message for standard logon services.


CONTROL ID
01597
CONTROL TYPE
Configuration
CLASSIFICATION
Preventive

SUPPORTING AND SUPPORTED CONTROLS




This Control directly supports the implied Control(s):
  • Apply the appropriate warning messages to the systems., CC ID: 01596

There are no implementation support Controls.


SELECTED AUTHORITY DOCUMENTS COMPLIED WITH




  • The organization should configure Secure Shell to have a suitable login banner by setting the configuration to "banner/directory/filename". (Control: 0484, Australian Government Information Security Manual: Controls)
  • Each system should have a logon banner that requires a user response before the user can gain access to the system. The legal department should be consulted for the appropriate wording of the banner. (§ 3.6.31, Australian Government ICT Security Manual (ACSI 33))
  • App 2 ¶ 14.h: For IT systems that process and access restricted information, the system shall provide a logon banner, wherever possible, to summarize the requirements for accessing the system, which may be needed for legal action in case of a breach. The format of the text depends on national legal … (App 2 ¶ 14.h, App 6 ¶ 15.h, The Contractual process, Version 5.0 October 2010)
  • An access warning should be displayed when a user tries to access the login window. This warning should state who owns the computer, warn against unauthorized use, and remind authorized users of their consent to monitoring. (Pg 39, Mac OS X Security Configuration for version 10.4 or later, second edition, Second Edition)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 9.1, The Center for Internet Security AIX Benchmark, 1.0.1)
  • Title: Set SSH Banner Description: The Banner parameter specifies a file whose contents must be sent to the remote user before authentication is permitted. By default, no banner is displayed. Rationale: Banners are used to warn connecting users of the particular site's policy regarding connectio… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_6.2.14_Set_SSH_Banner Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_6.2.14.1_sshd.banner, The Center for Internet Security CentOS 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succe… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.1_etc.motd.exists, The Center for Internet Security CentOS 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succe… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.2_etc.issue.exists, The Center for Internet Security CentOS 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succe… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.3_etc.issuenet.exists, The Center for Internet Security CentOS 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succe… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.4_etc.issue.notempty, The Center for Internet Security CentOS 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succe… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.5_etc.issuenet.notempty, The Center for Internet Security CentOS 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.0.0)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 7.5, The Center for Internet Security FreeBSD Benchmark, 1.0.5)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 9.1, The Center for Internet Security HP-UX Benchmark, 1.4.2)
  • A message should be displayed on the screen before a user logs on to the system; run the following command as an Administrator: "sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow LoginwindowText 'your banner text here'". (§ 2.8, The Center for Internet Security Mac OS X Tiger Level I Security Benchmark, 1)
  • A login banner should be placed on all services that allow banners. Secure Shell (SSH) and NetWare Remote Manager should have a login banner enabled. (§ 4.3, § 4.4, The Center for Internet Security Open Enterprise Server: NetWare (v1) Consensus Baseline Security Settings Benchmark, 1)
  • Title: Set SSH Banner Description: The Banner parameter specifies a file whose contents must be sent to the remote user before authentication is permitted. By default, no banner is displayed. Rationale: Banners are used to warn connecting users of the particular site's policy regarding connect… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_6.2.14_Set_SSH_Banner Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_6.2.14.1_sshd.banner, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.1_etc.motd.exists, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.2_etc.issue.exists, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.3_etc.issuenet.exists, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.4_etc.issue.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.5_etc.issuenet.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 1 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set SSH Banner Description: The Banner parameter specifies a file whose contents must be sent to the remote user before authentication is permitted. By default, no banner is displayed. Rationale: Banners are used to warn connecting users of the particular site's policy regarding connect… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_6.2.14_Set_SSH_Banner Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_6.2.14.1_sshd.banner, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 2 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.1_etc.motd.exists, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 2 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.2_etc.issue.exists, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 2 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.3_etc.issuenet.exists, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 2 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.4_etc.issue.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 2 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all succ… (Rule:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_8.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression:xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_8.1.5_etc.issuenet.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Level 2 Benchmark, 1.2.0)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 9.1, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux Benchmark, 1.0.5)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 9.1, The Center for Internet Security Red Hat Enterprise Linux Benchmark, 1.1.1)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 9.1, The Center for Internet Security Slackware Linux Benchmark, 1.1)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 8.1, The Center for Internet Security Solaris 10 Benchmark, 2.1.2)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 9.1, The Center for Internet Security Solaris Benchmark, 1.5.0)
  • Create warnings for standard login services. (§ 9.1, The Center for Internet Security SuSE Linux Enterprise Server Benchmark, 2)
  • Title: Set SSH Banner Description: The Banner parameter specifies a file whose contents must be sent to the remote user before authentication is permitted. By default, no banner is displayed. Rationale: Banners are used to warn connecting users of the particular site's policy regarding c… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_9.3.14_Set_SSH_Banner Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_9.3.14.1_sshd.banner, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 1 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.1_etc.motd.exists, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 1 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.2_etc.issue.exists, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 1 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.3_etc.issuenet.exists, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 1 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.4_etc.issue.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 1 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.5_etc.issuenet.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 1 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set SSH Banner Description: The Banner parameter specifies a file whose contents must be sent to the remote user before authentication is permitted. By default, no banner is displayed. Rationale: Banners are used to warn connecting users of the particular site's policy regarding c… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_9.3.14_Set_SSH_Banner Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_9.3.14.1_sshd.banner, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 2 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.1_etc.motd.exists, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 2 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.2_etc.issue.exists, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 2 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.3_etc.issuenet.exists, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 2 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.4_etc.issue.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 2 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • Title: Set Warning Banner for Standard Login Services Description: The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices, and also prior to logins via telnet. The contents of the /etc/motd file is generally displayed after all s… (Rule: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_rule_11.1_Set_Warning_Banner_for_Standard_Login_Services Artifact Expression: xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_ae_11.1.5_etc.issuenet.notempty, The Center for Internet Security Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Level 2 Benchmark, v1.0.0)
  • A warning banner stating that the system is for authorized use only should be displayed after the user logs on to the system. (§ 11.5.1, ISO 27002 Code of practice for information security management, 2005)
  • Are there logon banners for all electronic systems access? (§ H.2.11, Shared Assessments Standardized Information Gathering Questionnaire - H. Access Control, 7.0)
  • For RedHat Linux, the organization must create a warning banner for console-based logins. (Table F-8, CMS Business Partners Systems Security Manual, Rev. 10)
  • CSR 1.4.6: The organization must use warning banners for computers that process sensitive information. The warning banner must notify users that they are accessing a U.S. government information system; they must adhere to the CMS information security policies, standards, and procedures; CMS owns and… (CSR 1.4.6, CSR 1.4.7, CSR 1.4.8, Pub 100-17 Medicare Business Partners Systems Security, Transmittal 7, Appendix A: CMS Core Security Requirements CSR, March 17, 2006)
  • The system use notification message may be implemented as a warning banner that is displayed when the users log on to the system. (§ 5.5.4 ¶ 3, Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy, CJISD-ITS-DOC-08140-5.2, Version 5.2)
  • Does the internet banking software display a warning banner against unauthorized access to internet banking? (IT - Member Online Services Q 18, Automated Integrated Regulatory Examination System (AIRES) IT Exam Questionnaires, version 073106A)
  • The console login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/security/login.cfg via /etc/motd Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) a) (CCE-5244-9, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: AIX 5.3, 5.20130214)
  • The SSH login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via sshd.conf Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) b) (CCE-5402-3, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: AIX 5.3, 5.20130214)
  • The console login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/security/login.cfg via /etc/motd Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) a) (CCE-6094-7, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: HP-UX 11.23, 5.20130214)
  • The SSH login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via sshd.conf Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) b) (CCE-5561-6, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: HP-UX 11.23, 5.20130214)
  • The console login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/motd Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) a) (CCE-5644-0, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5.20130214)
  • The SSH login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/ssh/sshd_config via /etc/motd Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) b) (CCE-5784-4, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5.20130214)
  • The system login banner text should be set correctly. Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/motd Parameters: banner text References: Section: 2.3.7.1, Value: (CCE-4060-0, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 5.20130214)
  • SSH warning banner should be enabled or disabled as appropriate Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/ssh/sshd_config Parameters: enabled / disabled References: Section: 3.5.2.8, Value: enabled (CCE-4431-3, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 5.20130214)
  • The SSH banner should be enabled or disabled as appropriate. Technical Mechanisms: /etc/ssh/sshd_config Parameters: uncomment string References: Section: 6.3,Value:enabled (CCE-4603-7, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Sun Solaris 10, 5.20130214)
  • General login services should display a banner as appropriate after authentication. Technical Mechanisms: /etc/motd Parameters: banner text References: Section: 8.1.1,Value: (CCE-4301-8, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Sun Solaris 10, 5.20130214)
  • General login services should display a banner as appropriate before authentication. Technical Mechanisms: /etc/issue Parameters: banner text References: Section: 8.1,Value: (CCE-4760-5, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Sun Solaris 10, 5.20130214)
  • The console login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/security/login.cfg via /etc/motd Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) a) (CCE-6398-2, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Sun Solaris 8, 5.20130214)
  • The SSH login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via sshd_config Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) b) (CCE-5869-3, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Sun Solaris 8, 5.20130214)
  • The console login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via /etc/security/login.cfg via /etc/motd Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) a) (CCE-6218-2, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Sun Solaris 9, 5.20130214)
  • The SSH login banner should be set appropriately. Technical Mechanisms: via sshd_config Parameters: banner text or null References: 10.8.10.5.2 (5) b) (CCE-7066-4, Common Configuration Enumeration List, Combined XML: Sun Solaris 9, 5.20130214)
  • Create warnings for physical access services. The contents of the /etc/issue file are displayed prior to the login prompt on the system's console and serial devices. /etc/motd is generally displayed after all successful logins. The OEM banner will be displayed only when the system is powered on. (§ 9.1, NSA Guide to the Secure Configuration of Solaris 9, Version 1.0)

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