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centos7:2:2:20 [2017/05/04 14:53] (current)
Piotr Kłoczewski created
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 +======2.2.20 Ensure rsync service is not enabled (Scored)======
 +=====Profile Applicability=====  ​
 +<​code>​
 +Level 1 - Server
 +Level 1 - Workstation ​
 +</​code>​
  
 +=====Description=====
 +The ''​rsyncd''​ service can be used to synchronize files between systems over network links.
 +
 +=====Rationale=====
 +The ''​rsyncd''​ service presents a security risk as it uses unencrypted protocols for communication.
 +
 +=====Audit===== ​
 +Run the following command to verify ''​rsyncd''​ is not enabled:
 +<​Code:​bash>​
 +# systemctl is-enabled rsync d
 +disabled
 +</​Code>​
 +Verify result is not "​enabled"​.
 +
 +=====Remediation===== ​
 +Run the following command to disable ''​rsyncd'':​
 +<​Code:​bash>​
 +# systemctl disable rsyncd
 +</​Code>​