This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

centos7:5:5 [2017/05/04 17:46]
centos7:5:5 [2017/05/04 17:46] (current)
Line 1: Line 1:
 +======5.5 Ensure root login is restricted to system console (Not Scored)======
 +=====Profile Applicability=====  ​
 +Level 1 - Server
 +Level 1 - Workstation ​
 +The file ''/​etc/​securetty''​ contains a list of valid terminals that may be logged in directly as root.
 +Since the system console has special properties to handle emergency situations, it is important to ensure that the console is in a physically secure location and that unauthorized consoles have not been defined.
 +=====Audit===== ​
 +# cat /​etc/​securetty
 +=====Remediation===== ​
 +Remove entries for any consoles that are not in a physically secure location.