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ubuntu1604:1:1:5 [2017/05/02 00:18]
Piotr Kłoczewski utworzono
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 ====== 1.1.5 Ensure separate partition exists for /var (Scored) ====== ====== 1.1.5 Ensure separate partition exists for /var (Scored) ======
-**Profile Applicability:** \\  +=====Profile Applicability=====   
-   +<code> 
-<note>Level 2 - Server ​\\  +Level 2 - Server  
-Level 2 - Workstation</​note+Level 2 - Workstation 
- +</code
-**Description:** \\  +=====Description===== 
-The ''/​var''​ directory is used by daemons and other system services to temporarily store dynamic data. Some directories created by these processes may be world-writable. ​\\ \\  +The ''/​var''​ directory is used by daemons and other system services to temporarily store dynamic data. Some directories created by these processes may be world-writable. 
-**Rationale:** \\  +=====Rationale===== 
-Since the ''/​var''​ directory may contain world-writable files and directories,​ there is a risk of resource exhaustion if it is not bound to a separate partition. ​\\ \\  +Since the ''/​var''​ directory may contain world-writable files and directories,​ there is a risk of resource exhaustion if it is not bound to a separate partition. 
-**Audit:** \\ +=====Audit===== 
 Run the following command and verify output shows ''/​var''​ is mounted: \\  Run the following command and verify output shows ''/​var''​ is mounted: \\ 
 <​Code:​bash>​ <​Code:​bash>​
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 /dev/xvdg1 on /var type ext4 (rw,​relatime,​data=ordered) /dev/xvdg1 on /var type ext4 (rw,​relatime,​data=ordered)
 </​Code>​ </​Code>​
-\\ +=====Remediation===== 
-**Remediation:** \\ +
 For new installations,​ during installation create a custom partition setup and specify a separate partition for ''/​var''​. \\  For new installations,​ during installation create a custom partition setup and specify a separate partition for ''/​var''​. \\ 
-For systems that were previously installed, create a new partition and configure ''/​etc/​fstab''​ as appropriate. ​\\ \\ +For systems that were previously installed, create a new partition and configure ''/​etc/​fstab''​ as appropriate. 
-**Impact:** \\  +=====Impact=====  
-Resizing filesystems is a common activity in cloud-hosted servers. Separate filesystem partitions may prevent successful resizing, or may require the installation of additional tools solely for the purpose of resizing operations. The use of these additional tools may introduce their own security considerations. ​\\ \\  +Resizing filesystems is a common activity in cloud-hosted servers. Separate filesystem partitions may prevent successful resizing, or may require the installation of additional tools solely for the purpose of resizing operations. The use of these additional tools may introduce their own security considerations. 
-**References:** \\  +=====References=====  
-AJ Lewis, "LVM HOWTO",​ [[http://​tldp.org/​HOWTO/​LVM-HOWTO/​]] ​\\+AJ Lewis, "LVM HOWTO",​ [[http://​tldp.org/​HOWTO/​LVM-HOWTO/​]]