Guide to the Secure Configuration of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

with profile ANSSI-BP-028 (minimal)
This profile contains configurations that align to ANSSI-BP-028 v2.0 at the minimal hardening level. ANSSI is the French National Information Security Agency, and stands for Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information. ANSSI-BP-028 is a configuration recommendation for GNU/Linux systems. A copy of the ANSSI-BP-028 can be found at the ANSSI website: https://www.ssi.gouv.fr/administration/guide/recommandations-de-securite-relatives-a-un-systeme-gnulinux/ Only the components strictly necessary to the service provided by the system should be installed. Those whose presence can not be justified should be disabled, removed or deleted. Performing a minimal install is a good starting point, but doesn't provide any assurance over any package installed later. Manual review is required to assess if the installed services are minimal.
This guide presents a catalog of security-relevant configuration settings for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12. It is a rendering of content structured in the eXtensible Configuration Checklist Description Format (XCCDF) in order to support security automation. The SCAP content is is available in the scap-security-guide package which is developed at https://www.open-scap.org/security-policies/scap-security-guide.

Providing system administrators with such guidance informs them how to securely configure systems under their control in a variety of network roles. Policy makers and baseline creators can use this catalog of settings, with its associated references to higher-level security control catalogs, in order to assist them in security baseline creation. This guide is a catalog, not a checklist, and satisfaction of every item is not likely to be possible or sensible in many operational scenarios. However, the XCCDF format enables granular selection and adjustment of settings, and their association with OVAL and OCIL content provides an automated checking capability. Transformations of this document, and its associated automated checking content, are capable of providing baselines that meet a diverse set of policy objectives. Some example XCCDF Profiles, which are selections of items that form checklists and can be used as baselines, are available with this guide. They can be processed, in an automated fashion, with tools that support the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). The DISA STIG, which provides required settings for US Department of Defense systems, is one example of a baseline created from this guidance.
Do not attempt to implement any of the settings in this guide without first testing them in a non-operational environment. The creators of this guidance assume no responsibility whatsoever for its use by other parties, and makes no guarantees, expressed or implied, about its quality, reliability, or any other characteristic.

Profile Information

Profile TitleANSSI-BP-028 (minimal)
Profile IDxccdf_org.ssgproject.content_profile_anssi_bp28_minimal

CPE Platforms

  • cpe:/o:suse:linux_enterprise_desktop:12
  • cpe:/o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12

Revision History

Current version: 0.1.74

  • draft (as of 2024-06-20)

Table of Contents

  1. System Settings
    1. Installing and Maintaining Software
    2. Account and Access Control
    3. File Permissions and Masks
  2. Services
    1. DHCP
    2. Mail Server Software
    3. Obsolete Services

Checklist

Group   Guide to the Secure Configuration of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12   Group contains 25 groups and 43 rules
Group   System Settings   Group contains 13 groups and 30 rules
[ref]   Contains rules that check correct system settings.
Group   Installing and Maintaining Software   Group contains 1 group and 8 rules
[ref]   The following sections contain information on security-relevant choices during the initial operating system installation process and the setup of software updates.
Group   Updating Software   Group contains 8 rules
[ref]   The zypper command line tool is used to install and update software packages. The system also provides a graphical software update tool in the System menu, in the Administration submenu, called Software Update.

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 systems contain an installed software catalog called the RPM database, which records metadata of installed packages. Consistently using zypper or the graphical Software Update for all software installation allows for insight into the current inventory of installed software on the system.

Rule   Install dnf-automatic Package   [ref]

The dnf-automatic package can be installed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper install dnf-automatic
Rationale:
dnf-automatic is an alternative command line interface (CLI) to dnf upgrade suitable for automatic, regular execution.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_dnf-automatic_installed
Identifiers:

CCE-91476-2

References:
os-srgSRG-OS-000191-GPOS-00080
anssiR61


[[packages]]
name = "dnf-automatic"
version = "*"

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:enable
- name: Ensure dnf-automatic is installed
  package:
    name: dnf-automatic
    state: present
  tags:
  - CCE-91476-2
  - enable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_dnf-automatic_installed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:enable
include install_dnf-automatic

class install_dnf-automatic {
  package { 'dnf-automatic':
    ensure => 'installed',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:enable

zypper install -y "dnf-automatic"

Rule   Configure dnf-automatic to Install Available Updates Automatically   [ref]

To ensure that the packages comprising the available updates will be automatically installed by dnf-automatic, set apply_updates to yes under [commands] section in /etc/dnf/automatic.conf.
Rationale:
Installing software updates is a fundamental mitigation against the exploitation of publicly-known vulnerabilities. If the most recent security patches and updates are not installed, unauthorized users may take advantage of weaknesses in the unpatched software. The lack of prompt attention to patching could result in a system compromise. The automated installation of updates ensures that recent security patches are applied in a timely manner.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_dnf-automatic_apply_updates
Identifiers:

CCE-91474-7

References:
ism0940, 1144, 1467, 1472, 1483, 1493, 1494, 1495
nistSI-2(5), CM-6(a), SI-2(c)
osppFMT_SMF_EXT.1
os-srgSRG-OS-000191-GPOS-00080
anssiR61

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:unknown
- name: Configure dnf-automatic to Install Available Updates Automatically
  ini_file:
    dest: /etc/dnf/automatic.conf
    section: commands
    option: apply_updates
    value: 'yes'
    create: true
  tags:
  - CCE-91474-7
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(5)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(c)
  - dnf-automatic_apply_updates
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - unknown_strategy


found=false

# set value in all files if they contain section or key
for f in $(echo -n "/etc/dnf/automatic.conf"); do
    if [ ! -e "$f" ]; then
        continue
    fi

    # find key in section and change value
    if grep -qzosP "[[:space:]]*\[commands\]([^\n\[]*\n+)+?[[:space:]]*apply_updates" "$f"; then
            sed -i "s/apply_updates[^(\n)]*/apply_updates = yes/" "$f"
            found=true

    # find section and add key = value to it
    elif grep -qs "[[:space:]]*\[commands\]" "$f"; then
            sed -i "/[[:space:]]*\[commands\]/a apply_updates = yes" "$f"
            found=true
    fi
done

# if section not in any file, append section with key = value to FIRST file in files parameter
if ! $found ; then
    file=$(echo "/etc/dnf/automatic.conf" | cut -f1 -d ' ')
    mkdir -p "$(dirname "$file")"
    echo -e "[commands]\napply_updates = yes" >> "$file"
fi

Rule   Configure dnf-automatic to Install Only Security Updates   [ref]

To configure dnf-automatic to install only security updates automatically, set upgrade_type to security under [commands] section in /etc/dnf/automatic.conf.
Rationale:
By default, dnf-automatic installs all available updates. Reducing the amount of updated packages only to updates that were issued as a part of a security advisory increases the system stability.
Severity: 
low
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_dnf-automatic_security_updates_only
Identifiers:

CCE-91478-8

References:
nistSI-2(5), CM-6(a), SI-2(c)
osppFMT_SMF_EXT.1
os-srgSRG-OS-000191-GPOS-00080
anssiR61

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:unknown
- name: Configure dnf-automatic to Install Only Security Updates
  ini_file:
    dest: /etc/dnf/automatic.conf
    section: commands
    option: upgrade_type
    value: security
    create: true
  tags:
  - CCE-91478-8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(5)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(c)
  - dnf-automatic_security_updates_only
  - low_complexity
  - low_severity
  - medium_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - unknown_strategy


found=false

# set value in all files if they contain section or key
for f in $(echo -n "/etc/dnf/automatic.conf"); do
    if [ ! -e "$f" ]; then
        continue
    fi

    # find key in section and change value
    if grep -qzosP "[[:space:]]*\[commands\]([^\n\[]*\n+)+?[[:space:]]*upgrade_type" "$f"; then
            sed -i "s/upgrade_type[^(\n)]*/upgrade_type = security/" "$f"
            found=true

    # find section and add key = value to it
    elif grep -qs "[[:space:]]*\[commands\]" "$f"; then
            sed -i "/[[:space:]]*\[commands\]/a upgrade_type = security" "$f"
            found=true
    fi
done

# if section not in any file, append section with key = value to FIRST file in files parameter
if ! $found ; then
    file=$(echo "/etc/dnf/automatic.conf" | cut -f1 -d ' ')
    mkdir -p "$(dirname "$file")"
    echo -e "[commands]\nupgrade_type = security" >> "$file"
fi

Rule   Ensure gpgcheck Enabled In Main zypper Configuration   [ref]

The gpgcheck option controls whether RPM packages' signatures are always checked prior to installation. To configure zypper to check package signatures before installing them, ensure the following line appears in /etc/zypp/zypp.conf in the [main] section:
gpgcheck=1
Rationale:
Changes to any software components can have significant effects on the overall security of the operating system. This requirement ensures the software has not been tampered with and that it has been provided by a trusted vendor.
Accordingly, patches, service packs, device drivers, or operating system components must be signed with a certificate recognized and approved by the organization.
Verifying the authenticity of the software prior to installation validates the integrity of the patch or upgrade received from a vendor. This ensures the software has not been tampered with and that it has been provided by a trusted vendor. Self-signed certificates are disallowed by this requirement. Certificates used to verify the software must be from an approved Certificate Authority (CA).
Severity: 
high
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_ensure_gpgcheck_globally_activated
Identifiers:

CCE-83068-7

References:
cis-csc11, 2, 3, 9
cjis5.10.4.1
cobit5APO01.06, BAI03.05, BAI06.01, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS06.02
cui3.4.8
disaCCI-001749
hipaa164.308(a)(1)(ii)(D), 164.312(b), 164.312(c)(1), 164.312(c)(2), 164.312(e)(2)(i)
isa-62443-20094.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3, 4.3.4.4.4
isa-62443-2013SR 3.1, SR 3.3, SR 3.4, SR 3.8, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.11.2.4, A.12.1.2, A.12.2.1, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4
nistCM-5(3), SI-7, SC-12, SC-12(3), CM-6(a), SA-12, SA-12(10), CM-11(a), CM-11(b)
nist-csfPR.DS-6, PR.DS-8, PR.IP-1
osppFPT_TUD_EXT.1, FPT_TUD_EXT.2
pcidssReq-6.2
os-srgSRG-OS-000366-GPOS-00153
stigidSLES-12-010550
cis1.2.3
anssiR59
pcidss46.3.3
stigrefSV-217153r877463_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:configure
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - CCE-83068-7
  - CJIS-5.10.4.1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010550
  - NIST-800-171-3.4.8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-5(3)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12(10)
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12(3)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-7
  - PCI-DSS-Req-6.2
  - PCI-DSSv4-6.3.3
  - configure_strategy
  - ensure_gpgcheck_globally_activated
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Ensure GPG check is globally activated
  ini_file:
    dest: /etc/zypp/zypp.conf
    section: main
    option: gpgcheck
    value: 1
    no_extra_spaces: true
    create: false
  when: '"zypper" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83068-7
  - CJIS-5.10.4.1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010550
  - NIST-800-171-3.4.8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-5(3)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12(10)
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12(3)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-7
  - PCI-DSS-Req-6.2
  - PCI-DSSv4-6.3.3
  - configure_strategy
  - ensure_gpgcheck_globally_activated
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed

# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q zypper; then

# Strip any search characters in the key arg so that the key can be replaced without
# adding any search characters to the config file.
stripped_key=$(sed 's/[\^=\$,;+]*//g' <<< "^gpgcheck")

# shellcheck disable=SC2059
printf -v formatted_output "%s = %s" "$stripped_key" "1"

# If the key exists, change it. Otherwise, add it to the config_file.
# We search for the key string followed by a word boundary (matched by \>),
# so if we search for 'setting', 'setting2' won't match.
if LC_ALL=C grep -q -m 1 -i -e "^gpgcheck\\>" "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"; then
    escaped_formatted_output=$(sed -e 's|/|\\/|g' <<< "$formatted_output")
    LC_ALL=C sed -i --follow-symlinks "s/^gpgcheck\\>.*/$escaped_formatted_output/gi" "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
else
    if [[ -s "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf" ]] && [[ -n "$(tail -c 1 -- "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf" || true)" ]]; then
        LC_ALL=C sed -i --follow-symlinks '$a'\\ "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
    fi
    cce="CCE-83068-7"
    printf '# Per %s: Set %s in %s\n' "${cce}" "${formatted_output}" "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf" >> "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
    printf '%s\n' "$formatted_output" >> "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi

Rule   Ensure gpgcheck Enabled for Local Packages   [ref]

zypper should be configured to verify the signature(s) of local packages prior to installation. To configure zypper to verify signatures of local packages, set the localpkg_gpgcheck to 1 in /etc/zypp/zypp.conf.
Rationale:
Changes to any software components can have significant effects to the overall security of the operating system. This requirement ensures the software has not been tampered and has been provided by a trusted vendor.

Accordingly, patches, service packs, device drivers, or operating system components must be signed with a certificate recognized and approved by the organization.
Severity: 
high
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_ensure_gpgcheck_local_packages
Identifiers:

CCE-91475-4

References:
cis-csc11, 3, 9
cobit5BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05
cui3.4.8
disaCCI-001749
hipaa164.308(a)(1)(ii)(D), 164.312(b), 164.312(c)(1), 164.312(c)(2), 164.312(e)(2)(i)
isa-62443-20094.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4
nistCM-11(a), CM-11(b), CM-6(a), CM-5(3), SA-12, SA-12(10)
nist-csfPR.IP-1
osppFPT_TUD_EXT.1, FPT_TUD_EXT.2
os-srgSRG-OS-000366-GPOS-00153
anssiR59

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:unknown
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - CCE-91475-4
  - NIST-800-171-3.4.8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-5(3)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12(10)
  - ensure_gpgcheck_local_packages
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - unknown_strategy

- name: Ensure GPG check Enabled for Local Packages (zypper)
  block:

  - name: Check stats of zypper
    stat:
      path: /etc/zypp/zypp.conf
    register: pkg

  - name: Check if config file of zypper is a symlink
    ansible.builtin.set_fact:
      pkg_config_file_symlink: '{{ pkg.stat.lnk_target if pkg.stat.lnk_target is match("^/.*")
        else "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf" | dirname ~ "/" ~ pkg.stat.lnk_target }}'
    when: pkg.stat.lnk_target is defined

  - name: Ensure GPG check Enabled for Local Packages (zypper)
    ini_file:
      dest: '{{ pkg_config_file_symlink |  default("/etc/zypp/zypp.conf") }}'
      section: main
      option: localpkg_gpgcheck
      value: 1
      no_extra_spaces: true
      create: true
  when: '"zypper" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91475-4
  - NIST-800-171-3.4.8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-5(3)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12(10)
  - ensure_gpgcheck_local_packages
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - unknown_strategy

# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q zypper; then

# Strip any search characters in the key arg so that the key can be replaced without
# adding any search characters to the config file.
stripped_key=$(sed 's/[\^=\$,;+]*//g' <<< "^localpkg_gpgcheck")

# shellcheck disable=SC2059
printf -v formatted_output "%s = %s" "$stripped_key" "1"

# If the key exists, change it. Otherwise, add it to the config_file.
# We search for the key string followed by a word boundary (matched by \>),
# so if we search for 'setting', 'setting2' won't match.
if LC_ALL=C grep -q -m 1 -i -e "^localpkg_gpgcheck\\>" "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"; then
    escaped_formatted_output=$(sed -e 's|/|\\/|g' <<< "$formatted_output")
    LC_ALL=C sed -i --follow-symlinks "s/^localpkg_gpgcheck\\>.*/$escaped_formatted_output/gi" "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
else
    if [[ -s "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf" ]] && [[ -n "$(tail -c 1 -- "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf" || true)" ]]; then
        LC_ALL=C sed -i --follow-symlinks '$a'\\ "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
    fi
    cce="CCE-91475-4"
    printf '# Per %s: Set %s in %s\n' "${cce}" "${formatted_output}" "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf" >> "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
    printf '%s\n' "$formatted_output" >> "/etc/zypp/zypp.conf"
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi

Rule   Ensure gpgcheck Enabled for All zypper Package Repositories   [ref]

To ensure signature checking is not disabled for any repos, remove any lines from files in /etc/yum.repos.d of the form:
gpgcheck=0
Rationale:
Verifying the authenticity of the software prior to installation validates the integrity of the patch or upgrade received from a vendor. This ensures the software has not been tampered with and that it has been provided by a trusted vendor. Self-signed certificates are disallowed by this requirement. Certificates used to verify the software must be from an approved Certificate Authority (CA)."
Severity: 
high
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_ensure_gpgcheck_never_disabled
Identifiers:

CCE-83258-4

References:
cis-csc11, 2, 3, 9
cjis5.10.4.1
cobit5APO01.06, BAI03.05, BAI06.01, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS06.02
cui3.4.8
disaCCI-001749
hipaa164.308(a)(1)(ii)(D), 164.312(b), 164.312(c)(1), 164.312(c)(2), 164.312(e)(2)(i)
isa-62443-20094.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3, 4.3.4.4.4
isa-62443-2013SR 3.1, SR 3.3, SR 3.4, SR 3.8, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.11.2.4, A.12.1.2, A.12.2.1, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4
nistCM-5(3), SI-7, SC-12, SC-12(3), CM-6(a), SA-12, SA-12(10), CM-11(a), CM-11(b)
nist-csfPR.DS-6, PR.DS-8, PR.IP-1
osppFPT_TUD_EXT.1, FPT_TUD_EXT.2
pcidssReq-6.2
os-srgSRG-OS-000366-GPOS-00153
cis1.2.3
anssiR59
pcidss46.3.3

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:enable
- name: Grep for zypper repo section names
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -HEr '^\[.+\]' -r /etc/zypp/repos.d/
  register: repo_grep_results
  failed_when: repo_grep_results.rc not in [0, 1]
  changed_when: false
  tags:
  - CCE-83258-4
  - CJIS-5.10.4.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.4.8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-5(3)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12(10)
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12(3)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-7
  - PCI-DSS-Req-6.2
  - PCI-DSSv4-6.3.3
  - enable_strategy
  - ensure_gpgcheck_never_disabled
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set gpgcheck=1 for each zypper repo
  ini_file:
    path: '{{ item[0] }}'
    section: '{{ item[1] }}'
    option: gpgcheck
    value: '1'
    no_extra_spaces: true
  loop: '{{ repo_grep_results.stdout |regex_findall( ''(.+\.repo):\[(.+)\]\n?'' )
    if repo_grep_results is not skipped else [] }}'
  when: repo_grep_results is not skipped
  tags:
  - CCE-83258-4
  - CJIS-5.10.4.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.4.8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-11(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-5(3)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12
  - NIST-800-53-SA-12(10)
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12
  - NIST-800-53-SC-12(3)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-7
  - PCI-DSS-Req-6.2
  - PCI-DSSv4-6.3.3
  - enable_strategy
  - ensure_gpgcheck_never_disabled
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed


sed -i 's/gpgcheck\s*=.*/gpgcheck=1/g' /etc/zypp/repos.d/*

Rule   Ensure Software Patches Installed   [ref]

If the system is configured for online updates, invoking the following command will list available security updates:
$ sudo zypper refresh && sudo zypper list-patches -g security


NOTE: U.S. Defense systems are required to be patched within 30 days or sooner as local policy dictates.
Warning:  The OVAL feed of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 is not a XML file, which may not be understood by all scanners.
Rationale:
Installing software updates is a fundamental mitigation against the exploitation of publicly-known vulnerabilities. If the most recent security patches and updates are not installed, unauthorized users may take advantage of weaknesses in the unpatched software. The lack of prompt attention to patching could result in a system compromise.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_security_patches_up_to_date
Identifiers:

CCE-83002-6

References:
cis-csc18, 20, 4
cjis5.10.4.1
cobit5APO12.01, APO12.02, APO12.03, APO12.04, BAI03.10, DSS05.01, DSS05.02
disaCCI-000366, CCI-001227
isa-62443-20094.2.3, 4.2.3.12, 4.2.3.7, 4.2.3.9
iso27001-2013A.12.6.1, A.14.2.3, A.16.1.3, A.18.2.2, A.18.2.3
nistSI-2(5), SI-2(c), CM-6(a)
nist-csfID.RA-1, PR.IP-12
osppFMT_MOF_EXT.1
pcidssReq-6.2
os-srgSRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227
stigidSLES-12-010010
cis1.9
anssiR61
pcidss46.3.3
stigrefSV-217102r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:high
Reboot:true
Strategy:patch
- name: Security patches are up to date
  package:
    name: '*'
    state: latest
  tags:
  - CCE-83002-6
  - CJIS-5.10.4.1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010010
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(5)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-6.2
  - PCI-DSSv4-6.3.3
  - high_disruption
  - low_complexity
  - medium_severity
  - patch_strategy
  - reboot_required
  - security_patches_up_to_date
  - skip_ansible_lint

Complexity:low
Disruption:high
Reboot:true
Strategy:patch


zypper patch -g security -y

Rule   Enable dnf-automatic Timer   [ref]

The dnf-automatic timer can be enabled with the following command:
$ sudo systemctl enable dnf-automatic.timer
Rationale:
The dnf-automatic is an alternative command line interface (CLI) to dnf upgrade with specific facilities to make it suitable to be executed automatically and regularly from systemd timers, cron jobs and similar. The tool is controlled by dnf-automatic.timer SystemD timer.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_timer_dnf-automatic_enabled
Identifiers:

CCE-91481-2

References:
nistSI-2(5), CM-6(a), SI-2(c)
osppFMT_SMF_EXT.1
os-srgSRG-OS-000191-GPOS-00080
anssiR61

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:enable
- name: Enable timer dnf-automatic
  block:

  - name: Gather the package facts
    package_facts:
      manager: auto

  - name: Enable timer dnf-automatic
    systemd:
      name: dnf-automatic.timer
      enabled: 'yes'
      state: started
    when:
    - '"dnf-automatic" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91481-2
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(5)
  - NIST-800-53-SI-2(c)
  - enable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - timer_dnf-automatic_enabled

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:enable

SYSTEMCTL_EXEC='/usr/bin/systemctl'
"$SYSTEMCTL_EXEC" start 'dnf-automatic.timer'
"$SYSTEMCTL_EXEC" enable 'dnf-automatic.timer'
Group   Account and Access Control   Group contains 8 groups and 15 rules
[ref]   In traditional Unix security, if an attacker gains shell access to a certain login account, they can perform any action or access any file to which that account has access. Therefore, making it more difficult for unauthorized people to gain shell access to accounts, particularly to privileged accounts, is a necessary part of securing a system. This section introduces mechanisms for restricting access to accounts under SUSE Linux Enterprise 12.
Group   Protect Accounts by Configuring PAM   Group contains 5 groups and 13 rules
[ref]   PAM, or Pluggable Authentication Modules, is a system which implements modular authentication for Linux programs. PAM provides a flexible and configurable architecture for authentication, and it should be configured to minimize exposure to unnecessary risk. This section contains guidance on how to accomplish that.

PAM is implemented as a set of shared objects which are loaded and invoked whenever an application wishes to authenticate a user. Typically, the application must be running as root in order to take advantage of PAM, because PAM's modules often need to be able to access sensitive stores of account information, such as /etc/shadow. Traditional privileged network listeners (e.g. sshd) or SUID programs (e.g. sudo) already meet this requirement. An SUID root application, userhelper, is provided so that programs which are not SUID or privileged themselves can still take advantage of PAM.

PAM looks in the directory /etc/pam.d for application-specific configuration information. For instance, if the program login attempts to authenticate a user, then PAM's libraries follow the instructions in the file /etc/pam.d/login to determine what actions should be taken.

One very important file in /etc/pam.d is /etc/pam.d/system-auth. This file, which is included by many other PAM configuration files, defines 'default' system authentication measures. Modifying this file is a good way to make far-reaching authentication changes, for instance when implementing a centralized authentication service.
Warning:  Be careful when making changes to PAM's configuration files. The syntax for these files is complex, and modifications can have unexpected consequences. The default configurations shipped with applications should be sufficient for most users.
Warning:  Running authconfig or system-config-authentication will re-write the PAM configuration files, destroying any manually made changes and replacing them with a series of system defaults. One reference to the configuration file syntax can be found at https://fossies.org/linux/Linux-PAM-docs/doc/sag/Linux-PAM_SAG.pdf.
Group   Set Lockouts for Failed Password Attempts   Group contains 4 rules
[ref]   The pam_faillock PAM module provides the capability to lock out user accounts after a number of failed login attempts. Its documentation is available in /usr/share/doc/pam-VERSION/txts/README.pam_faillock.

Warning:  Locking out user accounts presents the risk of a denial-of-service attack. The lockout policy must weigh whether the risk of such a denial-of-service attack outweighs the benefits of thwarting password guessing attacks.

Rule   Limit Password Reuse   [ref]

Do not allow users to reuse recent passwords. This can be accomplished by using the remember option for the pam_unix or pam_pwhistory PAM modules.
Warning:  If the system relies on authselect tool to manage PAM settings, the remediation will also use authselect tool. However, if any manual modification was made in PAM files, the authselect integrity check will fail and the remediation will be aborted in order to preserve intentional changes. In this case, an informative message will be shown in the remediation report.
Warning:  Newer versions of authselect contain an authselect feature to easily and properly enable pam_pwhistory.so module. If this feature is not yet available in your system, an authselect custom profile must be used to avoid integrity issues in PAM files.
Rationale:
Preventing re-use of previous passwords helps ensure that a compromised password is not re-used by a user.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
Identifiers:

CCE-92217-9

References:
cis-csc1, 12, 15, 16, 5
cjis5.6.2.1.1
cobit5DSS05.04, DSS05.05, DSS05.07, DSS05.10, DSS06.03, DSS06.10
cui3.5.8
disaCCI-000200
isa-62443-20094.3.3.2.2, 4.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.4
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1
iso27001-2013A.18.1.4, A.7.1.1, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.2.4, A.9.2.6, A.9.3.1, A.9.4.2, A.9.4.3
nistIA-5(f), IA-5(1)(e)
nist-csfPR.AC-1, PR.AC-6, PR.AC-7
pcidssReq-8.2.5
os-srgSRG-OS-000077-GPOS-00045
anssiR31
pcidss48.3.7

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:configure
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_unix_remember # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_unix_remember: !!str 2
  tags:
    - always

- name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if system relies on authselect tool
  ansible.builtin.stat:
    path: /usr/bin/authselect
  register: result_authselect_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Limit Password Reuse - Collect the available authselect features
  ansible.builtin.command:
    cmd: authselect list-features minimal
  register: result_authselect_available_features
  changed_when: false
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Limit Password Reuse - Enable pam_pwhistory.so using authselect feature
  block:

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check integrity of authselect current profile
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect check
    register: result_authselect_check_cmd
    changed_when: false
    failed_when: false

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Informative message based on the authselect integrity
      check result
    ansible.builtin.assert:
      that:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd.rc == 0
      fail_msg:
      - authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
      - This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was not
        selected or the selected profile is not intact.
      - It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool
        is available.
      - In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific demand,
        a custom authselect profile is recommended.
      success_msg:
      - authselect integrity check passed

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Get authselect current features
    ansible.builtin.shell:
      cmd: authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }'
    register: result_authselect_features
    changed_when: false
    when:
    - result_authselect_check_cmd is success

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure "with-pwhistory" feature is enabled using
      authselect tool
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect enable-feature with-pwhistory
    register: result_authselect_enable_feature_cmd
    when:
    - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
    - result_authselect_features.stdout is not search("with-pwhistory")

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_enable_feature_cmd is not skipped
    - result_authselect_enable_feature_cmd is success
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
  - result_authselect_available_features.stdout is search("with-pwhistory")
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Limit Password Reuse - Enable pam_pwhistory.so in appropriate PAM files
  block:

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the PAM file to be edited as a local fact
    ansible.builtin.set_fact:
      pam_file_path: /etc/pam.d/common-password

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if system relies on authselect tool
    ansible.builtin.stat:
      path: /usr/bin/authselect
    register: result_authselect_present

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect custom profile is used if authselect
      is present
    block:

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check integrity of authselect current profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect check
      register: result_authselect_check_cmd
      changed_when: false
      failed_when: false

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Informative message based on the authselect integrity
        check result
      ansible.builtin.assert:
        that:
        - result_authselect_check_cmd.rc == 0
        fail_msg:
        - authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        - This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was
          not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        - It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool
          is available.
        - In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific
          demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended.
        success_msg:
        - authselect integrity check passed

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Get authselect current profile
      ansible.builtin.shell:
        cmd: authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }'
      register: result_authselect_profile
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the current authselect profile as a local
        fact
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
        authselect_custom_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_profile.stdout is match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the new authselect custom profile as a local
        fact
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
        authselect_custom_profile: custom/hardening
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_profile.stdout is not match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Get authselect current features to also enable
        them in the custom profile
      ansible.builtin.shell:
        cmd: authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }'
      register: result_authselect_features
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if any custom profile with the same name
        was already created
      ansible.builtin.stat:
        path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}
      register: result_authselect_custom_profile_present
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Create an authselect custom profile based on the
        current profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect create-profile hardening -b {{ authselect_current_profile
          }}
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - not result_authselect_custom_profile_present.stat.exists

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the authselect custom profile is selected
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect select {{ authselect_custom_profile }}
      register: result_pam_authselect_select_profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Restore the authselect features in the custom profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect enable-feature {{ item }}
      loop: '{{ result_authselect_features.stdout_lines }}'
      register: result_pam_authselect_restore_features
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_features is not skipped
      - result_pam_authselect_select_profile is not skipped

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_pam_authselect_restore_features is not skipped

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Change the PAM file to be edited according to the
        custom authselect profile
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        pam_file_path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}/{{ pam_file_path
          | basename }}
    when:
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if expected PAM module line is present in {{
      pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      regexp: ^\s*password\s+{{ 'requisite' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*.*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_present

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Include or update the PAM module line in {{ pam_file_path
      }}
    block:

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if required PAM module line is present in
        {{ pam_file_path }} with different control
      ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
        path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        regexp: ^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*
        state: absent
      check_mode: true
      changed_when: false
      register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the correct control for the required PAM
        module line in {{ pam_file_path }}
      ansible.builtin.replace:
        dest: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        regexp: ^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_pwhistory.so.*)
        replace: \1requisite \2
      register: result_pam_module_edit
      when:
      - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the required PAM module line is included
        in {{ pam_file_path }}
      ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
        dest: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        insertafter: ^password.*requisite.*pam_pwquality\.so
        line: password    requisite    pam_pwhistory.so
      register: result_pam_module_add
      when:
      - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
        > 1

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
      when:
      - result_authselect_present is defined
      - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
      - |-
        (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
         or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
    when:
    - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
    - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - |
    (result_authselect_available_features.stdout is defined and result_authselect_available_features.stdout is not search("with-pwhistory")) or result_authselect_available_features is not defined
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Limit Password Reuse - Check the presence of /etc/security/pwhistory.conf
    file
  ansible.builtin.stat:
    path: /etc/security/pwhistory.conf
  register: result_pwhistory_conf_check
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Limit Password Reuse - pam_pwhistory.so parameters are configured in /etc/security/pwhistory.conf
    file
  block:

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the pam_pwhistory.so remember parameter in
      /etc/security/pwhistory.conf
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/security/pwhistory.conf
      regexp: ^\s*remember\s*=
      line: remember = {{ var_password_pam_unix_remember }}
      state: present

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the pam_pwhistory.so remember parameter is
      removed from PAM files
    block:

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if /etc/pam.d/common-password file is present
      ansible.builtin.stat:
        path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
      register: result_pam_file_present

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check the proper remediation for the system
      block:

      - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the PAM file to be edited as a local fact
        ansible.builtin.set_fact:
          pam_file_path: /etc/pam.d/common-password

      - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if system relies on authselect tool
        ansible.builtin.stat:
          path: /usr/bin/authselect
        register: result_authselect_present

      - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect custom profile is used if authselect
          is present
        block:

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check integrity of authselect current profile
          ansible.builtin.command:
            cmd: authselect check
          register: result_authselect_check_cmd
          changed_when: false
          failed_when: false

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Informative message based on the authselect
            integrity check result
          ansible.builtin.assert:
            that:
            - result_authselect_check_cmd.rc == 0
            fail_msg:
            - authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
            - This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile
              was not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
            - It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect
              tool is available.
            - In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific
              demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended.
            success_msg:
            - authselect integrity check passed

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Get authselect current profile
          ansible.builtin.shell:
            cmd: authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }'
          register: result_authselect_profile
          changed_when: false
          when:
          - result_authselect_check_cmd is success

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the current authselect profile as a
            local fact
          ansible.builtin.set_fact:
            authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
            authselect_custom_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
          when:
          - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
          - result_authselect_profile.stdout is match("custom/")

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the new authselect custom profile as
            a local fact
          ansible.builtin.set_fact:
            authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
            authselect_custom_profile: custom/hardening
          when:
          - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
          - result_authselect_profile.stdout is not match("custom/")

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Get authselect current features to also enable
            them in the custom profile
          ansible.builtin.shell:
            cmd: authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }'
          register: result_authselect_features
          changed_when: false
          when:
          - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
          - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if any custom profile with the same name
            was already created
          ansible.builtin.stat:
            path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}
          register: result_authselect_custom_profile_present
          changed_when: false
          when:
          - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Create an authselect custom profile based on
            the current profile
          ansible.builtin.command:
            cmd: authselect create-profile hardening -b {{ authselect_current_profile
              }}
          when:
          - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
          - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
          - not result_authselect_custom_profile_present.stat.exists

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
          ansible.builtin.command:
            cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
          when:
          - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
          - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
          - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
          - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the authselect custom profile is selected
          ansible.builtin.command:
            cmd: authselect select {{ authselect_custom_profile }}
          register: result_pam_authselect_select_profile
          when:
          - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
          - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
          - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
          - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Restore the authselect features in the custom
            profile
          ansible.builtin.command:
            cmd: authselect enable-feature {{ item }}
          loop: '{{ result_authselect_features.stdout_lines }}'
          register: result_pam_authselect_restore_features
          when:
          - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
          - result_authselect_features is not skipped
          - result_pam_authselect_select_profile is not skipped

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
          ansible.builtin.command:
            cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
          when:
          - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
          - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
          - result_pam_authselect_restore_features is not skipped

        - name: Limit Password Reuse - Change the PAM file to be edited according
            to the custom authselect profile
          ansible.builtin.set_fact:
            pam_file_path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}/{{ pam_file_path
              | basename }}
        when:
        - result_authselect_present.stat.exists

      - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the "remember" option from "pam_pwhistory.so"
          is not present in {{ pam_file_path }}
        ansible.builtin.replace:
          dest: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
          regexp: (.*password.*pam_pwhistory.so.*)\bremember\b=?[0-9a-zA-Z]*(.*)
          replace: \1\2
        register: result_pam_option_removal

      - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
        ansible.builtin.command:
          cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
        when:
        - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
        - result_pam_option_removal is changed
      when:
      - result_pam_file_present.stat.exists
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pwhistory_conf_check.stat.exists
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Limit Password Reuse - pam_pwhistory.so parameters are configured in PAM files
  block:

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the PAM file to be edited as a local fact
    ansible.builtin.set_fact:
      pam_file_path: /etc/pam.d/common-password

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if system relies on authselect tool
    ansible.builtin.stat:
      path: /usr/bin/authselect
    register: result_authselect_present

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect custom profile is used if authselect
      is present
    block:

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check integrity of authselect current profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect check
      register: result_authselect_check_cmd
      changed_when: false
      failed_when: false

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Informative message based on the authselect integrity
        check result
      ansible.builtin.assert:
        that:
        - result_authselect_check_cmd.rc == 0
        fail_msg:
        - authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        - This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was
          not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        - It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool
          is available.
        - In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific
          demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended.
        success_msg:
        - authselect integrity check passed

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Get authselect current profile
      ansible.builtin.shell:
        cmd: authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }'
      register: result_authselect_profile
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the current authselect profile as a local
        fact
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
        authselect_custom_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_profile.stdout is match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Define the new authselect custom profile as a local
        fact
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
        authselect_custom_profile: custom/hardening
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_profile.stdout is not match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Get authselect current features to also enable
        them in the custom profile
      ansible.builtin.shell:
        cmd: authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }'
      register: result_authselect_features
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if any custom profile with the same name
        was already created
      ansible.builtin.stat:
        path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}
      register: result_authselect_custom_profile_present
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Create an authselect custom profile based on the
        current profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect create-profile hardening -b {{ authselect_current_profile
          }}
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - not result_authselect_custom_profile_present.stat.exists

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the authselect custom profile is selected
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect select {{ authselect_custom_profile }}
      register: result_pam_authselect_select_profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Restore the authselect features in the custom profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect enable-feature {{ item }}
      loop: '{{ result_authselect_features.stdout_lines }}'
      register: result_pam_authselect_restore_features
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_features is not skipped
      - result_pam_authselect_select_profile is not skipped

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_pam_authselect_restore_features is not skipped

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Change the PAM file to be edited according to the
        custom authselect profile
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        pam_file_path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}/{{ pam_file_path
          | basename }}
    when:
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if expected PAM module line is present in {{
      pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      regexp: ^\s*password\s+{{ 'requisite' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*.*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_present

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Include or update the PAM module line in {{ pam_file_path
      }}
    block:

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if required PAM module line is present in
        {{ pam_file_path }} with different control
      ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
        path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        regexp: ^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*
        state: absent
      check_mode: true
      changed_when: false
      register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the correct control for the required PAM
        module line in {{ pam_file_path }}
      ansible.builtin.replace:
        dest: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        regexp: ^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_pwhistory.so.*)
        replace: \1requisite \2
      register: result_pam_module_edit
      when:
      - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the required PAM module line is included
        in {{ pam_file_path }}
      ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
        dest: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        line: password    requisite    pam_pwhistory.so
      register: result_pam_module_add
      when:
      - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
        > 1

    - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
      when:
      - result_authselect_present is defined
      - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
      - |-
        (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
         or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
    when:
    - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
    - result_pam_line_present.found == 0

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Check if the required PAM module option is present
      in {{ pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      regexp: ^\s*password\s+{{ 'requisite' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*.*\sremember\b
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_module_remember_option_present

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the "remember" PAM option for "pam_pwhistory.so"
      is included in {{ pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      backrefs: true
      regexp: ^(\s*password\s+{{ 'requisite' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_pwhistory.so.*)
      line: \1 remember={{ var_password_pam_unix_remember }}
      state: present
    register: result_pam_remember_add
    when:
    - result_pam_module_remember_option_present.found == 0

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure the required value for "remember" PAM option
      from "pam_pwhistory.so" in {{ pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      backrefs: true
      regexp: ^(\s*password\s+{{ 'requisite' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s+.*)(remember)=[0-9a-zA-Z]+\s*(.*)
      line: \1\2={{ var_password_pam_unix_remember }} \3
    register: result_pam_remember_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_module_remember_option_present.found > 0

  - name: Limit Password Reuse - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - (result_pam_remember_add is defined and result_pam_remember_add.changed) or
      (result_pam_remember_edit is defined and result_pam_remember_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - not result_pwhistory_conf_check.stat.exists
  tags:
  - CCE-92217-9
  - CJIS-5.6.2.1.1
  - NIST-800-171-3.5.8
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(e)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(f)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.5
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.7
  - accounts_password_pam_unix_remember
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q pam; then

var_password_pam_unix_remember='2'






if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
    if authselect list-features minimal | grep -q with-pwhistory; then
        if ! authselect check; then
        echo "
        authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool is available.
        In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended."
        exit 1
        fi
        authselect enable-feature with-pwhistory

        authselect apply-changes -b
    else
        
        if ! authselect check; then
        echo "
        authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool is available.
        In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended."
        exit 1
        fi

        CURRENT_PROFILE=$(authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }')
        # If not already in use, a custom profile is created preserving the enabled features.
        if [[ ! $CURRENT_PROFILE == custom/* ]]; then
            ENABLED_FEATURES=$(authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }')
            authselect create-profile hardening -b $CURRENT_PROFILE
            CURRENT_PROFILE="custom/hardening"
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
            authselect select $CURRENT_PROFILE
            for feature in $ENABLED_FEATURES; do
                authselect enable-feature $feature;
            done
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
        fi
        PAM_FILE_NAME=$(basename "/etc/pam.d/common-password")
        PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/authselect/$CURRENT_PROFILE/$PAM_FILE_NAME"

        authselect apply-changes -b
        if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*.*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
            # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
            if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH")" -eq 1 ]; then
                # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
                sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_pwhistory.so.*)/\1'"requisite"' \2/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
            else
                LAST_MATCH_LINE=$(grep -nP "^password.*requisite.*pam_pwquality\.so" "$PAM_FILE_PATH" | tail -n 1 | cut -d: -f 1)
                if [ ! -z $LAST_MATCH_LINE ]; then
                    sed -i --follow-symlinks $LAST_MATCH_LINE' a password     '"requisite"'    pam_pwhistory.so' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
                else
                    echo 'password    '"requisite"'    pam_pwhistory.so' >> "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
                fi
            fi
        fi
    fi
else
    if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/common-password"; then
        # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
        if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/common-password")" -eq 1 ]; then
            # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
            sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_pwhistory.so.*)/\1'"requisite"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        else
            LAST_MATCH_LINE=$(grep -nP "^password.*requisite.*pam_pwquality\.so" "/etc/pam.d/common-password" | tail -n 1 | cut -d: -f 1)
            if [ ! -z $LAST_MATCH_LINE ]; then
                sed -i --follow-symlinks $LAST_MATCH_LINE' a password     '"requisite"'    pam_pwhistory.so' "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
            else
                echo 'password    '"requisite"'    pam_pwhistory.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
            fi
        fi
    fi
fi

PWHISTORY_CONF="/etc/security/pwhistory.conf"
if [ -f $PWHISTORY_CONF ]; then
    regex="^\s*remember\s*="
    line="remember = $var_password_pam_unix_remember"
    if ! grep -q $regex $PWHISTORY_CONF; then
        echo $line >> $PWHISTORY_CONF
    else
        sed -i --follow-symlinks 's|^\s*\(remember\s*=\s*\)\(\S\+\)|\1'"$var_password_pam_unix_remember"'|g' $PWHISTORY_CONF
    fi
    if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ] ; then
        PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
            
            if ! authselect check; then
            echo "
            authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
            This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
            It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool is available.
            In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended."
            exit 1
            fi

            CURRENT_PROFILE=$(authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }')
            # If not already in use, a custom profile is created preserving the enabled features.
            if [[ ! $CURRENT_PROFILE == custom/* ]]; then
                ENABLED_FEATURES=$(authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }')
                authselect create-profile hardening -b $CURRENT_PROFILE
                CURRENT_PROFILE="custom/hardening"
                
                authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
                authselect select $CURRENT_PROFILE
                for feature in $ENABLED_FEATURES; do
                    authselect enable-feature $feature;
                done
                
                authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
            fi
            PAM_FILE_NAME=$(basename "/etc/pam.d/common-password")
            PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/authselect/$CURRENT_PROFILE/$PAM_FILE_NAME"

            authselect apply-changes -b
        fi
        
    if grep -qP '^\s*password\s.*\bpam_pwhistory.so\s.*\bremember\b' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(.*password.*pam_pwhistory.so.*)\bremember\b=?[[:alnum:]]*(.*)/\1\2/g' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
    fi
        if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
            
            authselect apply-changes -b
        fi
    else
        echo "/etc/pam.d/common-password was not found" >&2
    fi
else
    PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/pam.d/common-password"
    if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
        
        if ! authselect check; then
        echo "
        authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool is available.
        In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended."
        exit 1
        fi

        CURRENT_PROFILE=$(authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }')
        # If not already in use, a custom profile is created preserving the enabled features.
        if [[ ! $CURRENT_PROFILE == custom/* ]]; then
            ENABLED_FEATURES=$(authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }')
            authselect create-profile hardening -b $CURRENT_PROFILE
            CURRENT_PROFILE="custom/hardening"
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
            authselect select $CURRENT_PROFILE
            for feature in $ENABLED_FEATURES; do
                authselect enable-feature $feature;
            done
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
        fi
        PAM_FILE_NAME=$(basename "/etc/pam.d/common-password")
        PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/authselect/$CURRENT_PROFILE/$PAM_FILE_NAME"

        authselect apply-changes -b
    fi
    if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*.*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
        # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
        if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH")" -eq 1 ]; then
            # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
            sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_pwhistory.so.*)/\1'"requisite"' \2/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
        else
            echo 'password    '"requisite"'    pam_pwhistory.so' >> "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
        fi
    fi
    # Check the option
    if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s*.*\sremember\b' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwhistory.so.*/ s/$/ remember='"$var_password_pam_unix_remember"'/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
    else
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwhistory.so\s+.*)('"remember"'=)[[:alnum:]]+\s*(.*)/\1\2'"$var_password_pam_unix_remember"' \3/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
    fi
    if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
        
        authselect apply-changes -b
    fi
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi

Rule   Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts   [ref]

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 operating system must lock an account after - at most - 5 consecutive invalid access attempts.
Rationale:
By limiting the number of failed logon attempts, the risk of unauthorized system access via user password guessing, otherwise known as brute-force attacks, is reduced. Limits are imposed by locking the account. To configure the operating system to lock an account after three unsuccessful consecutive access attempts using pam_tally2.so, modify the content of both /etc/pam.d/login and /etc/pam.d/common-account as follows:

  • add or modify the pam_tally2.so module line in /etc/pam.d/login to ensure both onerr=fail and deny=5 are present. For example:
    auth required pam_tally2.so onerr=fail silent audit deny=5
               
  • add or modify the following line in /etc/pam.d/common-account:
    account required pam_tally2.so
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
Identifiers:

CCE-83055-4

References:
disaCCI-000044
nistAC-7(a)
pcidssReq-8.1.6
os-srgSRG-OS-000021-GPOS-00005
stigidSLES-12-010130
cis5.3.2
anssiR31
pcidss48.3.4
stigrefSV-217114r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:configure
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_tally2 # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_tally2: !!str 5
  tags:
    - always

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if expected PAM module line
    is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Include or update the PAM module line
    in /etc/pam.d/login
  block:

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if required PAM module line
      is present in /etc/pam.d/login with different control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the correct control for the
      required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the required PAM module line
      is included in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      line: auth    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if the required PAM module option
    is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sdeny\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module_deny_option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the "deny" PAM option for "pam_tally2.so"
    is included in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1 deny={{ var_password_pam_tally2 }}
    state: present
  register: result_pam_deny_add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_deny_option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the required value for "deny"
    PAM option from "pam_tally2.so" in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)(deny)=[0-9a-zA-Z]+\s*(.*)
    line: \1\2={{ var_password_pam_tally2 }} \3
  register: result_pam_deny_edit
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_deny_option_present.found > 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if expected PAM module line
    is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Include or update the PAM module line
    in /etc/pam.d/login
  block:

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if required PAM module line
      is present in /etc/pam.d/login with different control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the correct control for the
      required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the required PAM module line
      is included in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      insertafter: (fail)
      line: auth    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if the required PAM module option
    is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sonerr\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module_onerr_option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the "onerr" PAM option for
    "pam_tally2.so" is included in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1 onerr=fail
    state: present
  register: result_pam_onerr_add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_onerr_option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the required value for "onerr"
    PAM option from "pam_tally2.so" in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)(onerr)=[0-9a-zA-Z]+\s*(.*)
    line: \1\2=fail \3
  register: result_pam_onerr_edit
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_onerr_option_present.found > 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if expected PAM module line
    is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    regexp: ^\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Include or update the PAM module line
    in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  block:

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if required PAM module line
      is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account with different control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      regexp: ^\s*account\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the correct control for the
      required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/common-account
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      regexp: ^(\s*account\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the required PAM module line
      is included in /etc/pam.d/common-account
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      line: account    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Check if the required PAM module option
    is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    regexp: ^\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\s\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module__option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

- name: Set Deny For Failed Password Attempts - Ensure the "" PAM option for "pam_tally2.so"
    is included in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1
    state: present
  register: result_pam__add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module__option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-83055-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010130
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.6
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed

# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q pam; then

var_password_pam_tally2='5'

# Use a non-number regexp to force update of the value of the deny option




if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/login")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
    else
        echo 'auth    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/login"
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sdeny\b' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ deny='"${var_password_pam_tally2}"'/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
else
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)('"deny"'=)[[:alnum:]]+\s*(.*)/\1\2'"${var_password_pam_tally2}"' \3/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
fi
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/login")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
    else
        LAST_MATCH_LINE=$(grep -nP "(fail)" "/etc/pam.d/login" | tail -n 1 | cut -d: -f 1)
        if [ ! -z $LAST_MATCH_LINE ]; then
            sed -i --follow-symlinks $LAST_MATCH_LINE' a auth     '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' "/etc/pam.d/login"
        else
            echo 'auth    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/login"
        fi
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sonerr\b' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ onerr='"fail"'/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
else
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)('"onerr"'=)[[:alnum:]]+\s*(.*)/\1\2'"fail"' \3/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
fi
if ! grep -qP '^\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*account\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/common-account")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*account\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
    else
        echo 'account    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\s\b' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ /' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi

Rule   Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2   [ref]

This rule configures the system to lock out the root account after a number of incorrect login attempts using pam_tally2.so.
Rationale:
By limiting the number of failed logon attempts, the risk of unauthorized system access via user password guessing, also known as brute-forcing, is reduced. Limits are imposed by locking the account.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
Identifiers:

CCE-91546-2

References:
cis-csc1, 12, 15, 16
cobit5DSS05.04, DSS05.10, DSS06.10
disaCCI-002238, CCI-000044
isa-62443-20094.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.2, SR 1.5, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9
ism0421, 0422, 0431, 0974, 1173, 1401, 1504, 1505, 1546, 1557, 1558, 1559, 1560, 1561
iso27001-2013A.18.1.4, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.4, A.9.3.1, A.9.4.2, A.9.4.3
nistCM-6(a), AC-7(b), IA-5(c)
nist-csfPR.AC-7
osppFMT_MOF_EXT.1
os-srgSRG-OS-000329-GPOS-00128, SRG-OS-000021-GPOS-00005
cis5.3.2
anssiR31

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_tally2 # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_tally2: !!str 5
  tags:
    - always

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Ensure the "onerr=fail" option from "pam_tally2.so" is not present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.replace:
    dest: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: (.*auth.*{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}.*pam_tally2.so.*)\bonerr=fail\b=?[0-9a-zA-Z]*(.*)
    replace: \1\2
  register: result_pam_option_removal
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Check if expected PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Include or update the PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
  block:

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Check if required PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/login with different
      control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure the correct control for the required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure the required PAM module line is included in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      line: auth    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Check if the required PAM module option is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sdeny\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module_deny_option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Ensure the "deny" PAM option for "pam_tally2.so" is included in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1 deny={{ var_password_pam_tally2 }}
    state: present
  register: result_pam_deny_add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_deny_option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Ensure the required value for "deny" PAM option from "pam_tally2.so" in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)(deny)=[0-9a-zA-Z]+\s*(.*)
    line: \1\2={{ var_password_pam_tally2 }} \3
  register: result_pam_deny_edit
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_deny_option_present.found > 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Check if expected PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Include or update the PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
  block:

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Check if required PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/login with different
      control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure the correct control for the required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure the required PAM module line is included in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      line: auth    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Check if the required PAM module option is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\seven_deny_root\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module_even_deny_root_option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Ensure the "even_deny_root" PAM option for "pam_tally2.so" is included in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1 even_deny_root
    state: present
  register: result_pam_even_deny_root_add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_even_deny_root_option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Check if expected PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    regexp: ^\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Include or update the PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  block:

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Check if required PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account
      with different control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      regexp: ^\s*account\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure the correct control for the required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/common-account
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      regexp: ^(\s*account\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure the required PAM module line is included in /etc/pam.d/common-account
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      line: account    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
      - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Check if the required PAM module option is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    regexp: ^\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\s\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module__option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure the root Account lock for Failed Password Attempts via pam_tally2
    - Ensure the "" PAM option for "pam_tally2.so" is included in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1
    state: present
  register: result_pam__add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module__option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91546-2
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_deny_root
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q pam; then

var_password_pam_tally2='5'



if grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s.*\bonerr=fail\b' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(.*auth.*'"required"'.*pam_tally2.so.*)\sonerr=fail=?[[:alnum:]]*(.*)/\1\2/g' "/etc/pam.d/login"
fi
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/login")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
    else
        echo 'auth    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/login"
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sdeny\b' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ deny='"${var_password_pam_tally2}"'/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
else
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)('"deny"'=)[[:alnum:]]+\s*(.*)/\1\2'"${var_password_pam_tally2}"' \3/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
fi
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/login")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
    else
        echo 'auth    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/login"
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\seven_deny_root\b' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ even_deny_root/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
fi
if ! grep -qP '^\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*account\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/common-account")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*account\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
    else
        echo 'account    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\s\b' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ /' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi

Rule   Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2   [ref]

This rule configures the system to lock out accounts during a specified time period after a number of incorrect login attempts using pam_tally2.so.
Rationale:
By limiting the number of failed logon attempts, the risk of unauthorized system access via user password guessing, also known as brute-forcing, is reduced. Limits are imposed by locking the account.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
Identifiers:

CCE-91598-3

References:
cis-csc1, 12, 15, 16
cobit5DSS05.04, DSS05.10, DSS06.10
disaCCI-002238, CCI-000044
isa-62443-20094.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.2, SR 1.5, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9
ism0421, 0422, 0431, 0974, 1173, 1401, 1504, 1505, 1546, 1557, 1558, 1559, 1560, 1561
iso27001-2013A.18.1.4, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.4, A.9.3.1, A.9.4.2, A.9.4.3
nistCM-6(a), AC-7(b), IA-5(c)
nist-csfPR.AC-7
osppFMT_MOF_EXT.1
pcidssReq-8.1.7
os-srgSRG-OS-000329-GPOS-00128, SRG-OS-000021-GPOS-00005
cis5.3.2
anssiR31
pcidss48.3.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy
- name: XCCDF Value var_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time: !!str 1800
  tags:
    - always

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Check if
    expected PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Include or
    update the PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
  block:

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Check if
      required PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/login with different control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure
      the correct control for the required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure
      the required PAM module line is included in /etc/pam.d/login
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/login
      line: auth    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure
      authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Check if
    the required PAM module option is present in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    regexp: ^\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sunlock_time\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module_unlock_time_option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure the
    "unlock_time" PAM option for "pam_tally2.so" is included in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1 unlock_time={{ var_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time }}
    state: present
  register: result_pam_unlock_time_add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_unlock_time_option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure the
    required value for "unlock_time" PAM option from "pam_tally2.so" in /etc/pam.d/login
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/login
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*auth\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)(unlock_time)=[0-9a-zA-Z]+\s*(.*)
    line: \1\2={{ var_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time }} \3
  register: result_pam_unlock_time_edit
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module_unlock_time_option_present.found > 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Check if
    expected PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    regexp: ^\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_line_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Include or
    update the PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  block:

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Check if
      required PAM module line is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account with different
      control
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      regexp: ^\s*account\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure
      the correct control for the required PAM module line in /etc/pam.d/common-account
    ansible.builtin.replace:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      regexp: ^(\s*account\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)
      replace: \1required \2
    register: result_pam_module_edit
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure
      the required PAM module line is included in /etc/pam.d/common-account
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      dest: /etc/pam.d/common-account
      line: account    required    pam_tally2.so
    register: result_pam_module_add
    when:
    - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
      > 1

  - name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure
      authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present is defined
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
  - result_pam_line_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Check if
    the required PAM module option is present in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    regexp: ^\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\s\b
    state: absent
  check_mode: true
  changed_when: false
  register: result_pam_module__option_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Set Lockout Time for Failed Password Attempts using pam_tally2 - Ensure the
    "" PAM option for "pam_tally2.so" is included in /etc/pam.d/common-account
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-account
    backrefs: true
    regexp: ^(\s*account\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_tally2.so.*)
    line: \1
    state: present
  register: result_pam__add
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_module__option_present.found == 0
  tags:
  - CCE-91598-3
  - NIST-800-53-AC-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.1.7
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.4
  - accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q pam; then

var_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time='1800'

# Use a non-number regexp to force update of the value of the deny option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*auth\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/login")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*auth\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
    else
        echo 'auth    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/login"
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\sunlock_time\b' "/etc/pam.d/login"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ unlock_time='"${var_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time}"'/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
else
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(\s*auth\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s+.*)('"unlock_time"'=)[[:alnum:]]+\s*(.*)/\1\2'"${var_accounts_passwords_pam_tally2_unlock_time}"' \3/' "/etc/pam.d/login"
fi
if ! grep -qP '^\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"; then
    # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
    if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*account\s+.*\s+pam_tally2.so\s*' "/etc/pam.d/common-account")" -eq 1 ]; then
        # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
        sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*account\s+).*(\bpam_tally2.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
    else
        echo 'account    '"required"'    pam_tally2.so' >> "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
    fi
fi
# Check the option
if ! grep -qP '^\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so\s*.*\s\b' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"; then
    sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*account\s+'"required"'\s+pam_tally2.so.*/ s/$/ /' "/etc/pam.d/common-account"
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi
Group   Set Password Quality Requirements   Group contains 2 groups and 7 rules
[ref]   The default pam_pwquality PAM module provides strength checking for passwords. It performs a number of checks, such as making sure passwords are not similar to dictionary words, are of at least a certain length, are not the previous password reversed, and are not simply a change of case from the previous password. It can also require passwords to be in certain character classes. The pam_pwquality module is the preferred way of configuring password requirements.

The man pages pam_pwquality(8) provide information on the capabilities and configuration of each.
Group   Set Password Quality Requirements, if using pam_cracklib   Group contains 5 rules
[ref]   The pam_cracklib PAM module can be configured to meet requirements for a variety of policies.

For example, to configure pam_cracklib to require at least one uppercase character, lowercase character, digit, and other (special) character, locate the following line in /etc/pam.d/system-auth:
password requisite pam_cracklib.so try_first_pass retry=3
and then alter it to read:
password required pam_cracklib.so try_first_pass retry=3 maxrepeat=3 minlen=14 dcredit=-1 ucredit=-1 ocredit=-1 lcredit=-1 difok=4
If no such line exists, add one as the first line of the password section in /etc/pam.d/system-auth. The arguments can be modified to ensure compliance with your organization's security policy. Discussion of each parameter follows.
Warning:  Note that the password quality requirements are not enforced for the root account for some reason.

Rule   Set Password Strength Minimum Digit Characters   [ref]

The pam_cracklib module's dcredit parameter controls requirements for usage of digits in a password. When set to a negative number, any password will be required to contain that many digits. When set to a positive number, pam_cracklib will grant +1 additional length credit for each digit. Add dcredit=-1 after pam_cracklib.so to require use of a digit in passwords.
Rationale:
Requiring digits makes password guessing attacks more difficult by ensuring a larger search space.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
Identifiers:

CCE-83168-5

References:
disaCCI-000194
nistIA-5(a), IA-5(v)
pcidssReq-8.2.3
os-srgSRG-OS-000071-GPOS-00039
stigidSLES-12-010170
cis5.3.1
anssiR31
pcidss48.3.6
stigrefSV-217119r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_dcredit # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_dcredit: !!str -1
  tags:
    - always

- name: Set control_flag fact
  set_fact:
    control_flag: requisite
  tags:
  - CCE-83168-5
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010170
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check to see if 'pam_cracklib.so' module is configured in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+\S+\s+pam_cracklib.so' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83168-5
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010170
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure 'pam_cracklib.so' module in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    line: password requisite pam_cracklib.so
    state: present
  when: check_pam_module_result.stdout is defined and '"pam_cracklib.so" not in check_pam_module_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83168-5
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010170
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure 'pam_cracklib.so' module has conforming control flag
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+)\S+(\s+pam_cracklib.so\s+.*)
    line: \g<1>requisite\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: control_flag|length
  tags:
  - CCE-83168-5
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010170
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure "pam_cracklib.so" module has argument "dcredit={{ var_password_pam_dcredit
    }}"
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so(?:\s+\S+)*\s+dcredit=)(?:\S+)((\s+\S+)*\s*\\*\s*)$
    line: \g<1>{{ var_password_pam_dcredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  tags:
  - CCE-83168-5
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010170
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check the presence of "dcredit" argument in "pam_cracklib.so" module
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+dcredit(=|\s|\s*$)' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_argument_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83168-5
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010170
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Add "dcredit" argument to "pam_cracklib.so" module
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so)((\s+\S+)*\s*(\\)*$)
    line: \g<1> dcredit={{ var_password_pam_dcredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: check_pam_module_argument_result is not skipped and '"dcredit" not in check_pam_module_argument_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83168-5
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010170
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_dcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict

declare -a VALUES=()
declare -a VALUE_NAMES=()
declare -a ARGS=()
declare -a NEW_ARGS=()

var_password_pam_dcredit='-1'

VALUES+=("$var_password_pam_dcredit")
VALUE_NAMES+=("dcredit")
ARGS+=("")
NEW_ARGS+=("")

for idx in "${!VALUES[@]}"
do
    if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ] ; then
        valueRegex="${VALUES[$idx]}" defaultValue="${VALUES[$idx]}"
        # non-empty values need to be preceded by an equals sign
        [ -n "${valueRegex}" ] && valueRegex="=${valueRegex}"
        # add an equals sign to non-empty values
        [ -n "${defaultValue}" ] && defaultValue="=${defaultValue}"

        # fix the value for 'option' if one exists but does not match 'valueRegex'
        if grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(?"'!'"${valueRegex}(\\s|\$))" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s)${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}=[^[:space:]]*/\\1${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"

        # add 'option=default' if option is not set
        elif grep -q -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" &&
                grep    -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" | grep -q -E -v "\\s${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(=|\\s|\$)" ; then

            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so[^\\n]*)/\\1 ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        # add a new entry if none exists
        elif ! grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${valueRegex}(\\s|\$)" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            echo "password requisite pam_cracklib.so ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}" >> "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        fi
    else
        echo "/etc/pam.d/common-password doesn't exist" >&2
    fi
done

for idx in "${!ARGS[@]}"
do
    if ! grep -q -P "^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+${ARGS[$idx]}\s*$" /etc/pam.d/common-password ; then
        sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\$/& ${NEW_ARGS[$idx]}/" /etc/pam.d/common-password
    fi
done

Rule   Set Password Strength Minimum Lowercase Characters   [ref]

The pam_cracklib module's lcredit= parameter controls requirements for usage of lowercase letters in a password. When set to a negative number, any password will be required to contain that many lowercase characters. When set to a positive number, pam_cracklib will grant +1 additional length credit for each lowercase character. Add lcredit=-1 after pam_cracklib.so to require use of a lowercase character in passwords.
Rationale:
Requiring a minimum number of lowercase characters makes password guessing attacks more difficult by ensuring a larger search space.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
Identifiers:

CCE-83167-7

References:
disaCCI-000193
nistIA-5(a), IA-5(v)
pcidssReq-8.2.3
os-srgSRG-OS-000070-GPOS-00038
stigidSLES-12-010160
cis5.3.1
anssiR31
pcidss48.3.6
stigrefSV-217118r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_lcredit # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_lcredit: !!str -1
  tags:
    - always

- name: Set control_flag fact
  set_fact:
    control_flag: requisite
  tags:
  - CCE-83167-7
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010160
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check to see if 'pam_cracklib.so' module is configured in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+\S+\s+pam_cracklib.so' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83167-7
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010160
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure 'pam_cracklib.so' module in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    line: password requisite pam_cracklib.so
    state: present
  when: check_pam_module_result.stdout is defined and '"pam_cracklib.so" not in check_pam_module_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83167-7
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010160
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure 'pam_cracklib.so' module has conforming control flag
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+)\S+(\s+pam_cracklib.so\s+.*)
    line: \g<1>requisite\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: control_flag|length
  tags:
  - CCE-83167-7
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010160
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure "pam_cracklib.so" module has argument "lcredit={{ var_password_pam_lcredit
    }}"
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so(?:\s+\S+)*\s+lcredit=)(?:\S+)((\s+\S+)*\s*\\*\s*)$
    line: \g<1>{{ var_password_pam_lcredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  tags:
  - CCE-83167-7
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010160
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check the presence of "lcredit" argument in "pam_cracklib.so" module
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+lcredit(=|\s|\s*$)' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_argument_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83167-7
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010160
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Add "lcredit" argument to "pam_cracklib.so" module
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so)((\s+\S+)*\s*(\\)*$)
    line: \g<1> lcredit={{ var_password_pam_lcredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: check_pam_module_argument_result is not skipped and '"lcredit" not in check_pam_module_argument_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83167-7
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010160
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_lcredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict

declare -a VALUES=()
declare -a VALUE_NAMES=()
declare -a ARGS=()
declare -a NEW_ARGS=()

var_password_pam_lcredit='-1'

VALUES+=("$var_password_pam_lcredit")
VALUE_NAMES+=("lcredit")
ARGS+=("")
NEW_ARGS+=("")

for idx in "${!VALUES[@]}"
do
    if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ] ; then
        valueRegex="${VALUES[$idx]}" defaultValue="${VALUES[$idx]}"
        # non-empty values need to be preceded by an equals sign
        [ -n "${valueRegex}" ] && valueRegex="=${valueRegex}"
        # add an equals sign to non-empty values
        [ -n "${defaultValue}" ] && defaultValue="=${defaultValue}"

        # fix the value for 'option' if one exists but does not match 'valueRegex'
        if grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(?"'!'"${valueRegex}(\\s|\$))" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s)${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}=[^[:space:]]*/\\1${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"

        # add 'option=default' if option is not set
        elif grep -q -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" &&
                grep    -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" | grep -q -E -v "\\s${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(=|\\s|\$)" ; then

            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so[^\\n]*)/\\1 ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        # add a new entry if none exists
        elif ! grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${valueRegex}(\\s|\$)" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            echo "password requisite pam_cracklib.so ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}" >> "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        fi
    else
        echo "/etc/pam.d/common-password doesn't exist" >&2
    fi
done

for idx in "${!ARGS[@]}"
do
    if ! grep -q -P "^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+${ARGS[$idx]}\s*$" /etc/pam.d/common-password ; then
        sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\$/& ${NEW_ARGS[$idx]}/" /etc/pam.d/common-password
    fi
done

Rule   Set Password Minimum Length   [ref]

The pam_cracklib module's minlen parameter controls requirements for minimum characters required in a password. Add minlen=15 to set minimum password length requirements.
Rationale:
Password length is one factor of several that helps to determine strength and how long it takes to crack a password. Use of more characters in a password helps to exponentially increase the time and/or resources required to compromise the password.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
Identifiers:

CCE-83188-3

References:
disaCCI-000205
nistIA-5(1)(a)
pcidssReq-8.2.3
os-srgSRG-OS-000078-GPOS-00046
stigidSLES-12-010250
cis5.3.1
anssiR31
pcidss48.3.6
stigrefSV-217127r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_minlen # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_minlen: !!str 15
  tags:
    - always

- name: Set control_flag fact
  set_fact:
    control_flag: requisite
  tags:
  - CCE-83188-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010250
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check to see if 'pam_cracklib.so' module is configured in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+\S+\s+pam_cracklib.so' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83188-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010250
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure 'pam_cracklib.so' module in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    line: password requisite pam_cracklib.so
    state: present
  when: check_pam_module_result.stdout is defined and '"pam_cracklib.so" not in check_pam_module_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83188-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010250
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure 'pam_cracklib.so' module has conforming control flag
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+)\S+(\s+pam_cracklib.so\s+.*)
    line: \g<1>requisite\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: control_flag|length
  tags:
  - CCE-83188-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010250
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure "pam_cracklib.so" module has argument "minlen={{ var_password_pam_minlen
    }}"
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so(?:\s+\S+)*\s+minlen=)(?:\S+)((\s+\S+)*\s*\\*\s*)$
    line: \g<1>{{ var_password_pam_minlen }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  tags:
  - CCE-83188-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010250
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check the presence of "minlen" argument in "pam_cracklib.so" module
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+minlen(=|\s|\s*$)' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_argument_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83188-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010250
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Add "minlen" argument to "pam_cracklib.so" module
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so)((\s+\S+)*\s*(\\)*$)
    line: \g<1> minlen={{ var_password_pam_minlen }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: check_pam_module_argument_result is not skipped and '"minlen" not in check_pam_module_argument_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83188-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010250
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.6
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_minlen
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict

declare -a VALUES=()
declare -a VALUE_NAMES=()
declare -a ARGS=()
declare -a NEW_ARGS=()

var_password_pam_minlen='15'

VALUES+=("$var_password_pam_minlen")
VALUE_NAMES+=("minlen")
ARGS+=("")
NEW_ARGS+=("")

for idx in "${!VALUES[@]}"
do
    if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ] ; then
        valueRegex="${VALUES[$idx]}" defaultValue="${VALUES[$idx]}"
        # non-empty values need to be preceded by an equals sign
        [ -n "${valueRegex}" ] && valueRegex="=${valueRegex}"
        # add an equals sign to non-empty values
        [ -n "${defaultValue}" ] && defaultValue="=${defaultValue}"

        # fix the value for 'option' if one exists but does not match 'valueRegex'
        if grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(?"'!'"${valueRegex}(\\s|\$))" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s)${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}=[^[:space:]]*/\\1${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"

        # add 'option=default' if option is not set
        elif grep -q -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" &&
                grep    -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" | grep -q -E -v "\\s${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(=|\\s|\$)" ; then

            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so[^\\n]*)/\\1 ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        # add a new entry if none exists
        elif ! grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${valueRegex}(\\s|\$)" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            echo "password requisite pam_cracklib.so ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}" >> "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        fi
    else
        echo "/etc/pam.d/common-password doesn't exist" >&2
    fi
done

for idx in "${!ARGS[@]}"
do
    if ! grep -q -P "^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+${ARGS[$idx]}\s*$" /etc/pam.d/common-password ; then
        sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\$/& ${NEW_ARGS[$idx]}/" /etc/pam.d/common-password
    fi
done

Rule   Set Password Strength Minimum Special Characters   [ref]

The pam_cracklib module's ocredit= parameter controls requirements for usage of special (or ``other'') characters in a password. When set to a negative number, any password will be required to contain that many special characters. When set to a positive number, pam_cracklib will grant +1 additional length credit for each special character. Make sure the ocredit parameter for the pam_cracklib module is set to less than or equal to -1. For example, ocredit=-1 .
Rationale:
Requiring a minimum number of special characters makes password guessing attacks more difficult by ensuring a larger search space.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
Identifiers:

CCE-83169-3

References:
disaCCI-001619
nistIA-5(a), IA-5(v)
pcidssReq-8.2.3
os-srgSRG-OS-000266-GPOS-00101
stigidSLES-12-010180
cis5.3.1
anssiR31
stigrefSV-217120r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_ocredit # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_ocredit: !!str -1
  tags:
    - always

- name: Set control_flag fact
  set_fact:
    control_flag: requisite
  tags:
  - CCE-83169-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010180
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check to see if 'pam_cracklib.so' module is configured in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+\S+\s+pam_cracklib.so' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83169-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010180
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure 'pam_cracklib.so' module in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    line: password requisite pam_cracklib.so
    state: present
  when: check_pam_module_result.stdout is defined and '"pam_cracklib.so" not in check_pam_module_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83169-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010180
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure 'pam_cracklib.so' module has conforming control flag
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+)\S+(\s+pam_cracklib.so\s+.*)
    line: \g<1>requisite\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: control_flag|length
  tags:
  - CCE-83169-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010180
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure "pam_cracklib.so" module has argument "ocredit={{ var_password_pam_ocredit
    }}"
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so(?:\s+\S+)*\s+ocredit=)(?:\S+)((\s+\S+)*\s*\\*\s*)$
    line: \g<1>{{ var_password_pam_ocredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  tags:
  - CCE-83169-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010180
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check the presence of "ocredit" argument in "pam_cracklib.so" module
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+ocredit(=|\s|\s*$)' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_argument_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83169-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010180
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Add "ocredit" argument to "pam_cracklib.so" module
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so)((\s+\S+)*\s*(\\)*$)
    line: \g<1> ocredit={{ var_password_pam_ocredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: check_pam_module_argument_result is not skipped and '"ocredit" not in check_pam_module_argument_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83169-3
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010180
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ocredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict

declare -a VALUES=()
declare -a VALUE_NAMES=()
declare -a ARGS=()
declare -a NEW_ARGS=()

var_password_pam_ocredit='-1'

VALUES+=("$var_password_pam_ocredit")
VALUE_NAMES+=("ocredit")
ARGS+=("")
NEW_ARGS+=("")

for idx in "${!VALUES[@]}"
do
    if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ] ; then
        valueRegex="${VALUES[$idx]}" defaultValue="${VALUES[$idx]}"
        # non-empty values need to be preceded by an equals sign
        [ -n "${valueRegex}" ] && valueRegex="=${valueRegex}"
        # add an equals sign to non-empty values
        [ -n "${defaultValue}" ] && defaultValue="=${defaultValue}"

        # fix the value for 'option' if one exists but does not match 'valueRegex'
        if grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(?"'!'"${valueRegex}(\\s|\$))" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s)${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}=[^[:space:]]*/\\1${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"

        # add 'option=default' if option is not set
        elif grep -q -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" &&
                grep    -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" | grep -q -E -v "\\s${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(=|\\s|\$)" ; then

            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so[^\\n]*)/\\1 ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        # add a new entry if none exists
        elif ! grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${valueRegex}(\\s|\$)" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            echo "password requisite pam_cracklib.so ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}" >> "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        fi
    else
        echo "/etc/pam.d/common-password doesn't exist" >&2
    fi
done

for idx in "${!ARGS[@]}"
do
    if ! grep -q -P "^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+${ARGS[$idx]}\s*$" /etc/pam.d/common-password ; then
        sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\$/& ${NEW_ARGS[$idx]}/" /etc/pam.d/common-password
    fi
done

Rule   Set Password Strength Minimum Uppercase Characters   [ref]

The pam_cracklib module's ucredit= parameter controls requirements for usage of uppercase letters in a password. When set to a negative number, any password will be required to contain that many uppercase characters. When set to a positive number, pam_cracklib will grant +1 additional length credit for each uppercase character. Add ucredit=-1 after pam_cracklib.so to require use of an upper case character in passwords.
Rationale:
Requiring a minimum number of uppercase characters makes password guessing attacks more difficult by ensuring a larger search space.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
Identifiers:

CCE-83166-9

References:
disaCCI-000192
nistIA-5(a), IA-5(v)
pcidssReq-8.2.3
os-srgSRG-OS-000069-GPOS-00037
stigidSLES-12-010150
cis5.3.1
anssiR31
stigrefSV-217117r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_ucredit # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_ucredit: !!str -1
  tags:
    - always

- name: Set control_flag fact
  set_fact:
    control_flag: requisite
  tags:
  - CCE-83166-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010150
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check to see if 'pam_cracklib.so' module is configured in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+\S+\s+pam_cracklib.so' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83166-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010150
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Configure 'pam_cracklib.so' module in '/etc/pam.d/common-password'
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    line: password requisite pam_cracklib.so
    state: present
  when: check_pam_module_result.stdout is defined and '"pam_cracklib.so" not in check_pam_module_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83166-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010150
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure 'pam_cracklib.so' module has conforming control flag
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+)\S+(\s+pam_cracklib.so\s+.*)
    line: \g<1>requisite\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: control_flag|length
  tags:
  - CCE-83166-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010150
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure "pam_cracklib.so" module has argument "ucredit={{ var_password_pam_ucredit
    }}"
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so(?:\s+\S+)*\s+ucredit=)(?:\S+)((\s+\S+)*\s*\\*\s*)$
    line: \g<1>{{ var_password_pam_ucredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  tags:
  - CCE-83166-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010150
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Check the presence of "ucredit" argument in "pam_cracklib.so" module
  shell: |
    set -o pipefail
    grep -E '^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+ucredit(=|\s|\s*$)' /etc/pam.d/common-password || true
  register: check_pam_module_argument_result
  tags:
  - CCE-83166-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010150
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Add "ucredit" argument to "pam_cracklib.so" module
  lineinfile:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
    regexp: ^(\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so)((\s+\S+)*\s*(\\)*$)
    line: \g<1> ucredit={{ var_password_pam_ucredit }}\g<2>
    backrefs: true
  when: check_pam_module_argument_result is not skipped and '"ucredit" not in check_pam_module_argument_result.stdout'
  tags:
  - CCE-83166-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010150
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(v)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.3
  - cracklib_accounts_password_pam_ucredit
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict

declare -a VALUES=()
declare -a VALUE_NAMES=()
declare -a ARGS=()
declare -a NEW_ARGS=()

var_password_pam_ucredit='-1'

VALUES+=("$var_password_pam_ucredit")
VALUE_NAMES+=("ucredit")
ARGS+=("")
NEW_ARGS+=("")

for idx in "${!VALUES[@]}"
do
    if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ] ; then
        valueRegex="${VALUES[$idx]}" defaultValue="${VALUES[$idx]}"
        # non-empty values need to be preceded by an equals sign
        [ -n "${valueRegex}" ] && valueRegex="=${valueRegex}"
        # add an equals sign to non-empty values
        [ -n "${defaultValue}" ] && defaultValue="=${defaultValue}"

        # fix the value for 'option' if one exists but does not match 'valueRegex'
        if grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(?"'!'"${valueRegex}(\\s|\$))" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s)${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}=[^[:space:]]*/\\1${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"

        # add 'option=default' if option is not set
        elif grep -q -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" &&
                grep    -E "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" | grep -q -E -v "\\s${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}(=|\\s|\$)" ; then

            sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^(\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so[^\\n]*)/\\1 ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}/" "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        # add a new entry if none exists
        elif ! grep -q -P "^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so(\\s.+)?\\s+${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${valueRegex}(\\s|\$)" < "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ; then
            echo "password requisite pam_cracklib.so ${VALUE_NAMES[$idx]}${defaultValue}" >> "/etc/pam.d/common-password"
        fi
    else
        echo "/etc/pam.d/common-password doesn't exist" >&2
    fi
done

for idx in "${!ARGS[@]}"
do
    if ! grep -q -P "^\s*password\s+requisite\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\s+${ARGS[$idx]}\s*$" /etc/pam.d/common-password ; then
        sed --follow-symlinks -i -E -e "s/^\\s*password\\s+requisite\\s+pam_cracklib.so.*\$/& ${NEW_ARGS[$idx]}/" /etc/pam.d/common-password
    fi
done
Group   Set Password Quality Requirements with pam_pwquality   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   The pam_pwquality PAM module can be configured to meet requirements for a variety of policies.

For example, to configure pam_pwquality to require at least one uppercase character, lowercase character, digit, and other (special) character, make sure that pam_pwquality exists in /etc/pam.d/system-auth:
password    requisite     pam_pwquality.so try_first_pass local_users_only retry=3 authtok_type=
If no such line exists, add one as the first line of the password section in /etc/pam.d/system-auth. Next, modify the settings in /etc/security/pwquality.conf to match the following:
difok = 4
minlen = 14
dcredit = -1
ucredit = -1
lcredit = -1
ocredit = -1
maxrepeat = 3
The arguments can be modified to ensure compliance with your organization's security policy. Discussion of each parameter follows.

Rule   Ensure PAM Enforces Password Requirements - Minimum Different Categories   [ref]

The pam_pwquality module's minclass parameter controls requirements for usage of different character classes, or types, of character that must exist in a password before it is considered valid. For example, setting this value to three (3) requires that any password must have characters from at least three different categories in order to be approved. The default value is zero (0), meaning there are no required classes. There are four categories available:
* Upper-case characters
* Lower-case characters
* Digits
* Special characters (for example, punctuation)
Modify the minclass setting in /etc/security/pwquality.conf entry to require 4 differing categories of characters when changing passwords.
Rationale:
Use of a complex password helps to increase the time and resources required to compromise the password. Password complexity, or strength, is a measure of the effectiveness of a password in resisting attempts at guessing and brute-force attacks.

Password complexity is one factor of several that determines how long it takes to crack a password. The more complex the password, the greater the number of possible combinations that need to be tested before the password is compromised.

Requiring a minimum number of character categories makes password guessing attacks more difficult by ensuring a larger search space.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_accounts_password_pam_minclass
References:
cis-csc1, 12, 15, 16, 5
cobit5DSS05.04, DSS05.05, DSS05.07, DSS05.10, DSS06.03, DSS06.10
disaCCI-000195
isa-62443-20094.3.3.2.2, 4.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.4
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1
ism0421, 0422, 0431, 0974, 1173, 1401, 1504, 1505, 1546, 1557, 1558, 1559, 1560, 1561
iso27001-2013A.18.1.4, A.7.1.1, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.2.4, A.9.2.6, A.9.3.1, A.9.4.2, A.9.4.3
nistIA-5(c), IA-5(1)(a), CM-6(a), IA-5(4)
nist-csfPR.AC-1, PR.AC-6, PR.AC-7
os-srgSRG-OS-000072-GPOS-00040
anssiR68

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(4)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_password_pam_minclass
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy
- name: XCCDF Value var_password_pam_minclass # promote to variable
  set_fact:
    var_password_pam_minclass: !!str 4
  tags:
    - always

- name: Ensure PAM Enforces Password Requirements - Minimum Different Categories -
    Ensure PAM variable minclass is set accordingly
  ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
    create: true
    dest: /etc/security/pwquality.conf
    regexp: ^#?\s*minclass
    line: minclass = {{ var_password_pam_minclass }}
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(4)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - accounts_password_pam_minclass
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q pam; then

var_password_pam_minclass='4'






# Strip any search characters in the key arg so that the key can be replaced without
# adding any search characters to the config file.
stripped_key=$(sed 's/[\^=\$,;+]*//g' <<< "^minclass")

# shellcheck disable=SC2059
printf -v formatted_output "%s = %s" "$stripped_key" "$var_password_pam_minclass"

# If the key exists, change it. Otherwise, add it to the config_file.
# We search for the key string followed by a word boundary (matched by \>),
# so if we search for 'setting', 'setting2' won't match.
if LC_ALL=C grep -q -m 1 -i -e "^minclass\\>" "/etc/security/pwquality.conf"; then
    escaped_formatted_output=$(sed -e 's|/|\\/|g' <<< "$formatted_output")
    LC_ALL=C sed -i --follow-symlinks "s/^minclass\\>.*/$escaped_formatted_output/gi" "/etc/security/pwquality.conf"
else
    if [[ -s "/etc/security/pwquality.conf" ]] && [[ -n "$(tail -c 1 -- "/etc/security/pwquality.conf" || true)" ]]; then
        LC_ALL=C sed -i --follow-symlinks '$a'\\ "/etc/security/pwquality.conf"
    fi
    printf '%s\n' "$formatted_output" >> "/etc/security/pwquality.conf"
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi

Rule   Ensure PAM Enforces Password Requirements - Authentication Retry Prompts Permitted Per-Session   [ref]

To configure the number of retry prompts that are permitted per-session: Edit the pam_pwquality.so statement in /etc/pam.d/system-auth to show retry=3 , or a lower value if site policy is more restrictive. The DoD requirement is a maximum of 3 prompts per session.
Rationale:
Setting the password retry prompts that are permitted on a per-session basis to a low value requires some software, such as SSH, to re-connect. This can slow down and draw additional attention to some types of password-guessing attacks. Note that this is different from account lockout, which is provided by the pam_faillock module.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_accounts_password_pam_retry
References:
cis-csc1, 11, 12, 15, 16, 3, 5, 9
cjis5.5.3
cobit5BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS05.04, DSS05.05, DSS05.07, DSS05.10, DSS06.03, DSS06.10
disaCCI-000192, CCI-000366
isa-62443-20094.3.3.2.2, 4.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.18.1.4, A.7.1.1, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.2.4, A.9.2.6, A.9.3.1, A.9.4.2, A.9.4.3
nistCM-6(a), AC-7(a), IA-5(4)
nist-csfPR.AC-1, PR.AC-6, PR.AC-7, PR.IP-1
osppFMT_MOF_EXT.1
os-srgSRG-OS-000069-GPOS-00037, SRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227
anssiR68

# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q pam; then

var_password_pam_retry='3'



	
		if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/system-auth" ] ; then
    PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/pam.d/system-auth"
    if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
        
        if ! authselect check; then
        echo "
        authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool is available.
        In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended."
        exit 1
        fi

        CURRENT_PROFILE=$(authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }')
        # If not already in use, a custom profile is created preserving the enabled features.
        if [[ ! $CURRENT_PROFILE == custom/* ]]; then
            ENABLED_FEATURES=$(authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }')
            authselect create-profile hardening -b $CURRENT_PROFILE
            CURRENT_PROFILE="custom/hardening"
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
            authselect select $CURRENT_PROFILE
            for feature in $ENABLED_FEATURES; do
                authselect enable-feature $feature;
            done
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
        fi
        PAM_FILE_NAME=$(basename "/etc/pam.d/system-auth")
        PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/authselect/$CURRENT_PROFILE/$PAM_FILE_NAME"

        authselect apply-changes -b
    fi
    if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwquality.so\s*.*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
            # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
            if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_pwquality.so\s*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH")" -eq 1 ]; then
                # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
                sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_pwquality.so.*)/\1'"requisite"' \2/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
            else
                LAST_MATCH_LINE=$(grep -nP "^\s*account" "$PAM_FILE_PATH" | tail -n 1 | cut -d: -f 1)
                if [ ! -z $LAST_MATCH_LINE ]; then
                    sed -i --follow-symlinks $LAST_MATCH_LINE' a password     '"requisite"'    pam_pwquality.so' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
                else
                    echo 'password    '"requisite"'    pam_pwquality.so' >> "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
                fi
            fi
        fi
        # Check the option
        if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwquality.so\s*.*\sretry\b' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
            sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwquality.so.*/ s/$/ retry='"$var_password_pam_retry"'/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
        else
            sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/(\s*password\s+'"requisite"'\s+pam_pwquality.so\s+.*)('"retry"'=)[[:alnum:]]+\s*(.*)/\1\2'"$var_password_pam_retry"' \3/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
        fi
    if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
        
        authselect apply-changes -b
    fi
else
    echo "/etc/pam.d/system-auth was not found" >&2
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi
Group   Set Password Hashing Algorithm   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   The system's default algorithm for storing password hashes in /etc/shadow is SHA-512. This can be configured in several locations.

Rule   Set PAM''s Password Hashing Algorithm   [ref]

The PAM system service can be configured to only store encrypted representations of passwords. In "/etc/pam.d/common-password", the password section of the file controls which PAM modules execute during a password change. Set the pam_unix.so module in the password section to include the argument sha512, as shown below:
password    required    pam_unix.so sha512 other arguments...
         

This will help ensure when local users change their passwords, hashes for the new passwords will be generated using the SHA-512 algorithm. This is the default.
Rationale:
Passwords need to be protected at all times, and encryption is the standard method for protecting passwords. If passwords are not encrypted, they can be plainly read (i.e., clear text) and easily compromised. Passwords that are encrypted with a weak algorithm are no more protected than if they are kepy in plain text.

This setting ensures user and group account administration utilities are configured to store only encrypted representations of passwords. Additionally, the crypt_style configuration option ensures the use of a strong hashing algorithm that makes password cracking attacks more difficult.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_set_password_hashing_algorithm_systemauth
Identifiers:

CCE-83184-2

References:
cis-csc1, 12, 15, 16, 5
cjis5.6.2.2
cobit5DSS05.04, DSS05.05, DSS05.07, DSS05.10, DSS06.03, DSS06.10
cui3.13.11
disaCCI-000196, CCI-000803
isa-62443-20094.3.3.2.2, 4.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.4
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1
ism0418, 1055, 1402
iso27001-2013A.18.1.4, A.7.1.1, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.2.4, A.9.2.6, A.9.3.1, A.9.4.2, A.9.4.3
nistIA-5(c), IA-5(1)(c), CM-6(a)
nist-csfPR.AC-1, PR.AC-6, PR.AC-7
pcidssReq-8.2.1
os-srgSRG-OS-000073-GPOS-00041, SRG-OS-000120-GPOS-00061
stigidSLES-12-010230
anssiR68
pcidss48.3.2
stigrefSV-217124r877397_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:configure
- name: Gather the package facts
  package_facts:
    manager: auto
  tags:
  - CCE-83184-2
  - CJIS-5.6.2.2
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010230
  - NIST-800-171-3.13.11
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(c)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.1
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - set_password_hashing_algorithm_systemauth

- name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check if /etc/pam.d/common-password
    file is present
  ansible.builtin.stat:
    path: /etc/pam.d/common-password
  register: result_pam_file_present
  when: '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  tags:
  - CCE-83184-2
  - CJIS-5.6.2.2
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010230
  - NIST-800-171-3.13.11
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(c)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.1
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - set_password_hashing_algorithm_systemauth

- name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check the proper remediation for the
    system
  block:

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Define the PAM file to be edited
      as a local fact
    ansible.builtin.set_fact:
      pam_file_path: /etc/pam.d/common-password

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check if system relies on authselect
      tool
    ansible.builtin.stat:
      path: /usr/bin/authselect
    register: result_authselect_present

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure authselect custom profile
      is used if authselect is present
    block:

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check integrity of authselect current
        profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect check
      register: result_authselect_check_cmd
      changed_when: false
      failed_when: false

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Informative message based on the
        authselect integrity check result
      ansible.builtin.assert:
        that:
        - result_authselect_check_cmd.rc == 0
        fail_msg:
        - authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        - This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was
          not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        - It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool
          is available.
        - In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific
          demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended.
        success_msg:
        - authselect integrity check passed

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Get authselect current profile
      ansible.builtin.shell:
        cmd: authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }'
      register: result_authselect_profile
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Define the current authselect profile
        as a local fact
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
        authselect_custom_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_profile.stdout is match("custom/")

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Define the new authselect custom
        profile as a local fact
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        authselect_current_profile: '{{ result_authselect_profile.stdout }}'
        authselect_custom_profile: custom/hardening
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_profile.stdout is not match("custom/")

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Get authselect current features
        to also enable them in the custom profile
      ansible.builtin.shell:
        cmd: authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }'
      register: result_authselect_features
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check if any custom profile with
        the same name was already created
      ansible.builtin.stat:
        path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}
      register: result_authselect_custom_profile_present
      changed_when: false
      when:
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Create an authselect custom profile
        based on the current profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect create-profile hardening -b {{ authselect_current_profile
          }}
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - not result_authselect_custom_profile_present.stat.exists

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure the authselect custom profile
        is selected
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect select {{ authselect_custom_profile }}
      register: result_pam_authselect_select_profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - authselect_current_profile is not match("custom/")
      - authselect_custom_profile is not match(authselect_current_profile)

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Restore the authselect features
        in the custom profile
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect enable-feature {{ item }}
      loop: '{{ result_authselect_features.stdout_lines }}'
      register: result_pam_authselect_restore_features
      when:
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_authselect_features is not skipped
      - result_pam_authselect_select_profile is not skipped

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
      when:
      - result_authselect_check_cmd is success
      - result_authselect_profile is not skipped
      - result_pam_authselect_restore_features is not skipped

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Change the PAM file to be edited
        according to the custom authselect profile
      ansible.builtin.set_fact:
        pam_file_path: /etc/authselect/{{ authselect_custom_profile }}/{{ pam_file_path
          | basename }}
    when:
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check if expected PAM module line
      is present in {{ pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      regexp: ^\s*password\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_unix.so\s*.*
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_line_present

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Include or update the PAM module
      line in {{ pam_file_path }}
    block:

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check if required PAM module line
        is present in {{ pam_file_path }} with different control
      ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
        path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        regexp: ^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_unix.so\s*
        state: absent
      check_mode: true
      changed_when: false
      register: result_pam_line_other_control_present

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure the correct control for
        the required PAM module line in {{ pam_file_path }}
      ansible.builtin.replace:
        dest: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        regexp: ^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_unix.so.*)
        replace: \1required \2
      register: result_pam_module_edit
      when:
      - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 1

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure the required PAM module
        line is included in {{ pam_file_path }}
      ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
        dest: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
        line: password    required    pam_unix.so
      register: result_pam_module_add
      when:
      - result_pam_line_other_control_present.found == 0 or result_pam_line_other_control_present.found
        > 1

    - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure authselect changes are applied
      ansible.builtin.command:
        cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
      when:
      - result_authselect_present is defined
      - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
      - |-
        (result_pam_module_add is defined and result_pam_module_add.changed)
         or (result_pam_module_edit is defined and result_pam_module_edit.changed)
    when:
    - result_pam_line_present.found is defined
    - result_pam_line_present.found == 0

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Check if the required PAM module
      option is present in {{ pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      regexp: ^\s*password\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_unix.so\s*.*\ssha512\b
      state: absent
    check_mode: true
    changed_when: false
    register: result_pam_module_sha512_option_present

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure the "sha512" PAM option for
      "pam_unix.so" is included in {{ pam_file_path }}
    ansible.builtin.lineinfile:
      path: '{{ pam_file_path }}'
      backrefs: true
      regexp: ^(\s*password\s+{{ 'required' | regex_escape() }}\s+pam_unix.so.*)
      line: \1 sha512
      state: present
    register: result_pam_sha512_add
    when:
    - result_pam_module_sha512_option_present.found == 0

  - name: Set PAM's Password Hashing Algorithm - Ensure authselect changes are applied
    ansible.builtin.command:
      cmd: authselect apply-changes -b
    when:
    - result_authselect_present.stat.exists
    - |-
      (result_pam_sha512_add is defined and result_pam_sha512_add.changed)
       or (result_pam_sha512_edit is defined and result_pam_sha512_edit.changed)
  when:
  - '"pam" in ansible_facts.packages'
  - result_pam_file_present.stat.exists
  tags:
  - CCE-83184-2
  - CJIS-5.6.2.2
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010230
  - NIST-800-171-3.13.11
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(c)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-8.2.1
  - PCI-DSSv4-8.3.2
  - configure_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - set_password_hashing_algorithm_systemauth

# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if rpm --quiet -q pam; then

if [ -e "/etc/pam.d/common-password" ] ; then
    PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/pam.d/common-password"
    if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
        
        if ! authselect check; then
        echo "
        authselect integrity check failed. Remediation aborted!
        This remediation could not be applied because an authselect profile was not selected or the selected profile is not intact.
        It is not recommended to manually edit the PAM files when authselect tool is available.
        In cases where the default authselect profile does not cover a specific demand, a custom authselect profile is recommended."
        exit 1
        fi

        CURRENT_PROFILE=$(authselect current -r | awk '{ print $1 }')
        # If not already in use, a custom profile is created preserving the enabled features.
        if [[ ! $CURRENT_PROFILE == custom/* ]]; then
            ENABLED_FEATURES=$(authselect current | tail -n+3 | awk '{ print $2 }')
            authselect create-profile hardening -b $CURRENT_PROFILE
            CURRENT_PROFILE="custom/hardening"
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=before-hardening-custom-profile
            authselect select $CURRENT_PROFILE
            for feature in $ENABLED_FEATURES; do
                authselect enable-feature $feature;
            done
            
            authselect apply-changes -b --backup=after-hardening-custom-profile
        fi
        PAM_FILE_NAME=$(basename "/etc/pam.d/common-password")
        PAM_FILE_PATH="/etc/authselect/$CURRENT_PROFILE/$PAM_FILE_NAME"

        authselect apply-changes -b
    fi
    if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"required"'\s+pam_unix.so\s*.*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
            # Line matching group + control + module was not found. Check group + module.
            if [ "$(grep -cP '^\s*password\s+.*\s+pam_unix.so\s*' "$PAM_FILE_PATH")" -eq 1 ]; then
                # The control is updated only if one single line matches.
                sed -i -E --follow-symlinks 's/^(\s*password\s+).*(\bpam_unix.so.*)/\1'"required"' \2/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
            else
                echo 'password    '"required"'    pam_unix.so' >> "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
            fi
        fi
        # Check the option
        if ! grep -qP '^\s*password\s+'"required"'\s+pam_unix.so\s*.*\ssha512\b' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"; then
            sed -i -E --follow-symlinks '/\s*password\s+'"required"'\s+pam_unix.so.*/ s/$/ sha512/' "$PAM_FILE_PATH"
        fi
    if [ -f /usr/bin/authselect ]; then
        
        authselect apply-changes -b
    fi
else
    echo "/etc/pam.d/common-password was not found" >&2
fi

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi

Rule   Set Password Hashing Rounds in /etc/login.defs   [ref]

In /etc/login.defs, ensure SHA_CRYPT_MIN_ROUNDS and SHA_CRYPT_MAX_ROUNDS has the minimum value of 5000. For example:
SHA_CRYPT_MIN_ROUNDS 5000
SHA_CRYPT_MAX_ROUNDS 5000
Notice that if neither are set, they already have the default value of 5000. If either is set, they must have the minimum value of 5000.
Rationale:
Passwords need to be protected at all times, and encryption is the standard method for protecting passwords. If passwords are not encrypted, they can be plainly read (i.e., clear text) and easily compromised. Passwords that are encrypted with a weak algorithm are no more protected than if they are kept in plain text.

Using more hashing rounds makes password cracking attacks more difficult.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_set_password_hashing_min_rounds_logindefs
Identifiers:

CCE-83171-9

References:
disaCCI-000196, CCI-000803
nistIA-5(1)(c), IA-5(1).1(v), IA-7, IA-7.1
os-srgSRG-OS-000073-GPOS-00041, SRG-OS-000120-GPOS-00061
stigidSLES-12-010240
stigrefSV-217126r877397_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: Set Password Hashing Rounds in /etc/login.defs - Ensure SHA_CRYPT_MIN_ROUNDS
    has Minimum Value of 5000
  ansible.builtin.replace:
    path: /etc/login.defs
    regexp: (^\s*SHA_CRYPT_MIN_ROUNDS\s+)(?!(?:[5-9]\d{3,}|\d{5,}))\S*(\s*$)
    replace: \g<1>5000\g<2>
    backup: false
  tags:
  - CCE-83171-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010240
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(c)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1).1(v)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-7
  - NIST-800-53-IA-7.1
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy
  - set_password_hashing_min_rounds_logindefs

- name: Set Password Hashing Rounds in /etc/login.defs - Ensure SHA_CRYPT_MAX_ROUNDS
    has Minimum Value of 5000
  ansible.builtin.replace:
    path: /etc/login.defs
    regexp: (^\s*SHA_CRYPT_MAX_ROUNDS\s+)(?!(?:[5-9]\d{3,}|\d{5,}))\S*(\s*$)
    replace: \g<1>5000\g<2>
    backup: false
  tags:
  - CCE-83171-9
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010240
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(c)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1).1(v)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-7
  - NIST-800-53-IA-7.1
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy
  - set_password_hashing_min_rounds_logindefs


if [ -e "/etc/login.defs" ] ; then
    
    LC_ALL=C sed -i "/^\s*SHA_CRYPT_MIN_ROUNDS\s*/Id" "/etc/login.defs"
else
    printf '%s\n' "Path '/etc/login.defs' wasn't found on this system. Refusing to continue." >&2
    return 1
fi
# make sure file has newline at the end
sed -i -e '$a\' "/etc/login.defs"

cp "/etc/login.defs" "/etc/login.defs.bak"
# Insert at the end of the file
printf '%s\n' "SHA_CRYPT_MIN_ROUNDS 5000" >> "/etc/login.defs"
# Clean up after ourselves.
rm "/etc/login.defs.bak"
Group   Protect Accounts by Restricting Password-Based Login   Group contains 1 group and 2 rules
[ref]   Conventionally, Unix shell accounts are accessed by providing a username and password to a login program, which tests these values for correctness using the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files. Password-based login is vulnerable to guessing of weak passwords, and to sniffing and man-in-the-middle attacks against passwords entered over a network or at an insecure console. Therefore, mechanisms for accessing accounts by entering usernames and passwords should be restricted to those which are operationally necessary.
Group   Set Password Expiration Parameters   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   The file /etc/login.defs controls several password-related settings. Programs such as passwd, su, and login consult /etc/login.defs to determine behavior with regard to password aging, expiration warnings, and length. See the man page login.defs(5) for more information.

Users should be forced to change their passwords, in order to decrease the utility of compromised passwords. However, the need to change passwords often should be balanced against the risk that users will reuse or write down passwords if forced to change them too often. Forcing password changes every 90-360 days, depending on the environment, is recommended. Set the appropriate value as PASS_MAX_DAYS and apply it to existing accounts with the -M flag.

The PASS_MIN_DAYS (-m) setting prevents password changes for 7 days after the first change, to discourage password cycling. If you use this setting, train users to contact an administrator for an emergency password change in case a new password becomes compromised. The PASS_WARN_AGE (-W) setting gives users 7 days of warnings at login time that their passwords are about to expire.

For example, for each existing human user USER, expiration parameters could be adjusted to a 180 day maximum password age, 7 day minimum password age, and 7 day warning period with the following command:
$ sudo chage -M 180 -m 7 -W 7 USER

Rule   Set Root Account Password Maximum Age   [ref]

Configure the root account to enforce a 365-day maximum password lifetime restriction by running the following command:
$ sudo chage -M 365 root
Rationale:
Any password, no matter how complex, can eventually be cracked. Therefore, passwords need to be changed periodically. If the operating system does not limit the lifetime of passwords and force users to change their passwords, there is the risk that the operating system passwords could be compromised.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_accounts_password_set_max_life_root
References:
anssiR31
Group   File Permissions and Masks   Group contains 1 group and 7 rules
[ref]   Traditional Unix security relies heavily on file and directory permissions to prevent unauthorized users from reading or modifying files to which they should not have access.

Several of the commands in this section search filesystems for files or directories with certain characteristics, and are intended to be run on every local partition on a given system. When the variable PART appears in one of the commands below, it means that the command is intended to be run repeatedly, with the name of each local partition substituted for PART in turn.

The following command prints a list of all xfs partitions on the local system, which is the default filesystem for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 installations:
$ mount -t xfs | awk '{print $3}'
For any systems that use a different local filesystem type, modify this command as appropriate.
Group   Verify Permissions on Important Files and Directories   Group contains 7 rules
[ref]   Permissions for many files on a system must be set restrictively to ensure sensitive information is properly protected. This section discusses important permission restrictions which can be verified to ensure that no harmful discrepancies have arisen.

Rule   Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User   [ref]

All directories in local partitions which are world-writable should be owned by root. If any world-writable directories are not owned by root, this should be investigated. Following this, the files should be deleted or assigned to root user.
Rationale:
Allowing a user account to own a world-writable directory is undesirable because it allows the owner of that directory to remove or replace any files that may be placed in the directory by other users.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
Identifiers:

CCE-91597-5

References:
disaCCI-000366
os-srgSRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227, SRG-OS-000138-GPOS-00069
anssiR54

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Define Excluded
    (Non-Local) File Systems and Paths
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    excluded_fstypes:
    - afs
    - ceph
    - cifs
    - smb3
    - smbfs
    - sshfs
    - ncpfs
    - ncp
    - nfs
    - nfs4
    - gfs
    - gfs2
    - glusterfs
    - gpfs
    - pvfs2
    - ocfs2
    - lustre
    - davfs
    - fuse.sshfs
    excluded_paths:
    - dev
    - proc
    - run
    - sys
    search_paths: []
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Find Relevant
    Root Directories Ignoring Pre-Defined Excluded Paths
  ansible.builtin.find:
    paths: /
    file_type: directory
    excludes: '{{ excluded_paths }}'
    hidden: true
    recurse: false
  register: result_relevant_root_dirs
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Include Relevant
    Root Directories in a List of Paths to be Searched
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    search_paths: '{{ search_paths | union([item.path]) }}'
  loop: '{{ result_relevant_root_dirs.files }}'
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Increment Search
    Paths List with Local Partitions Mount Points
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    search_paths: '{{ search_paths | union([item.mount]) }}'
  loop: '{{ ansible_mounts }}'
  when:
  - item.fstype not in excluded_fstypes
  - item.mount != '/'
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Increment Search
    Paths List with Local NFS File System Targets
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    search_paths: '{{ search_paths | union([item.device.split('':'')[1]]) }}'
  loop: '{{ ansible_mounts }}'
  when: item.device is search("localhost:")
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Define Rule
    Specific Facts
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    world_writable_dirs: []
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Find All Uncompliant
    Directories in Local File Systems
  ansible.builtin.command:
    cmd: find {{ item }} -xdev -type d -perm -0002 -uid +0
  loop: '{{ search_paths }}'
  changed_when: false
  register: result_found_dirs
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Create List
    of World Writable Directories Not Owned by root
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    world_writable_dirs: '{{ world_writable_dirs | union(item.stdout_lines) | list
      }}'
  loop: '{{ result_found_dirs.results }}'
  when: item is not skipped
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Ensure All World-Writable Directories Are Owned by root User - Ensure root
    Ownership on Local World Writable Directories
  ansible.builtin.file:
    path: '{{ item }}'
    owner: root
  loop: '{{ world_writable_dirs }}'
  tags:
  - CCE-91597-5
  - dir_perms_world_writable_root_owned
  - low_complexity
  - medium_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

Complexity:low
Disruption:medium
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict

# At least under containerized env /proc can have files w/o possilibity to
# modify even as root. And touching /proc is not good idea anyways.
find / -path /proc -prune -o \
    -not -fstype afs -not -fstype ceph -not -fstype cifs -not -fstype smb3 -not -fstype smbfs \
    -not -fstype sshfs -not -fstype ncpfs -not -fstype ncp -not -fstype nfs -not -fstype nfs4 \
    -not -fstype gfs -not -fstype gfs2 -not -fstype glusterfs -not -fstype gpfs \
    -not -fstype pvfs2 -not -fstype ocfs2 -not -fstype lustre -not -fstype davfs \
    -not -fstype fuse.sshfs -type d -perm -0002 -uid +0 -exec chown root {} \;

Rule   Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set   [ref]

When the so-called 'sticky bit' is set on a directory, only the owner of a given file may remove that file from the directory. Without the sticky bit, any user with write access to a directory may remove any file in the directory. Setting the sticky bit prevents users from removing each other's files. In cases where there is no reason for a directory to be world-writable, a better solution is to remove that permission rather than to set the sticky bit. However, if a directory is used by a particular application, consult that application's documentation instead of blindly changing modes.
To set the sticky bit on a world-writable directory DIR, run the following command:
$ sudo chmod +t DIR
        
Warning:  This rule can take a long time to perform the check and might consume a considerable amount of resources depending on the number of directories present on the system. It is not a problem in most cases, but especially systems with a large number of directories can be affected. See https://access.redhat.com/articles/6999111.
Rationale:
Failing to set the sticky bit on public directories allows unauthorized users to delete files in the directory structure.

The only authorized public directories are those temporary directories supplied with the system, or those designed to be temporary file repositories. The setting is normally reserved for directories used by the system, by users for temporary file storage (such as /tmp), and for directories requiring global read/write access.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
Identifiers:

CCE-83047-1

References:
cis-csc12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 3, 5
cobit5APO01.06, DSS05.04, DSS05.07, DSS06.02
disaCCI-001090
isa-62443-20094.3.3.7.3
isa-62443-2013SR 2.1, SR 5.2
iso27001-2013A.10.1.1, A.11.1.4, A.11.1.5, A.11.2.1, A.13.1.1, A.13.1.3, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.13.2.4, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.6.1.2, A.7.1.1, A.7.1.2, A.7.3.1, A.8.2.2, A.8.2.3, A.9.1.1, A.9.1.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.4.1, A.9.4.4, A.9.4.5
nerc-cipCIP-003-8 R5.1.1, CIP-003-8 R5.3, CIP-004-6 R2.3, CIP-007-3 R2.1, CIP-007-3 R2.2, CIP-007-3 R2.3, CIP-007-3 R5.1, CIP-007-3 R5.1.1, CIP-007-3 R5.1.2
nistCM-6(a), AC-6(1)
nist-csfPR.AC-4, PR.DS-5
os-srgSRG-OS-000138-GPOS-00069
stigidSLES-12-010460
cis1.1.22
anssiR54
pcidss42.2.6
stigrefSV-217147r603262_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:restrict
- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Define Excluded
    (Non-Local) File Systems and Paths
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    excluded_fstypes:
    - afs
    - ceph
    - cifs
    - smb3
    - smbfs
    - sshfs
    - ncpfs
    - ncp
    - nfs
    - nfs4
    - gfs
    - gfs2
    - glusterfs
    - gpfs
    - pvfs2
    - ocfs2
    - lustre
    - davfs
    - fuse.sshfs
    excluded_paths:
    - dev
    - proc
    - run
    - sys
    search_paths: []
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Find Relevant
    Root Directories Ignoring Pre-Defined Excluded Paths
  ansible.builtin.find:
    paths: /
    file_type: directory
    excludes: '{{ excluded_paths }}'
    hidden: true
    recurse: false
  register: result_relevant_root_dirs
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Include
    Relevant Root Directories in a List of Paths to be Searched
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    search_paths: '{{ search_paths | union([item.path]) }}'
  loop: '{{ result_relevant_root_dirs.files }}'
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Increment
    Search Paths List with Local Partitions Mount Points
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    search_paths: '{{ search_paths | union([item.mount]) }}'
  loop: '{{ ansible_mounts }}'
  when:
  - item.fstype not in excluded_fstypes
  - item.mount != '/'
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Increment
    Search Paths List with Local NFS File System Targets
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    search_paths: '{{ search_paths | union([item.device.split('':'')[1]]) }}'
  loop: '{{ ansible_mounts }}'
  when: item.device is search("localhost:")
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Define Rule
    Specific Facts
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    world_writable_dirs: []
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Find All
    Uncompliant Directories in Local File Systems
  ansible.builtin.command:
    cmd: find {{ item }} -xdev -type d ( -perm -0002 -a ! -perm -1000 )
  loop: '{{ search_paths }}'
  changed_when: false
  register: result_found_dirs
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Create List
    of World Writable Directories Without Sticky Bit
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    world_writable_dirs: '{{ world_writable_dirs | union(item.stdout_lines) | list
      }}'
  loop: '{{ result_found_dirs.results }}'
  when: result_found_dirs is not skipped and item is not skipped
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

- name: Verify that All World-Writable Directories Have Sticky Bits Set - Ensure Sticky
    Bit is Set on Local World Writable Directories
  ansible.builtin.file:
    path: '{{ item }}'
    mode: a+t
  loop: '{{ world_writable_dirs }}'
  tags:
  - CCE-83047-1
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-010460
  - NIST-800-53-AC-6(1)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.6
  - dir_perms_world_writable_sticky_bits
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - restrict_strategy

df --local -P | awk '{if (NR!=1) print $6}' \
| xargs -I '$6' find '$6' -xdev -type d \
\( -perm -0002 -a ! -perm -1000 \) 2>/dev/null \
-exec chmod a+t {} +

Rule   Ensure All SGID Executables Are Authorized   [ref]

The SGID (set group id) bit should be set only on files that were installed via authorized means. A straightforward means of identifying unauthorized SGID files is determine if any were not installed as part of an RPM package, which is cryptographically verified. Investigate the origin of any unpackaged SGID files. This configuration check considers authorized SGID files those which were installed via RPM. It is assumed that when an individual has sudo access to install an RPM and all packages are signed with an organizationally-recognized GPG key, the software should be considered an approved package on the system. Any SGID file not deployed through an RPM will be flagged for further review.
Warning:  This rule can take a long time to perform the check and might consume a considerable amount of resources depending on the number of files present on the system. It is not a problem in most cases, but especially systems with a large number of files can be affected. See https://access.redhat.com/articles/6999111.
Rationale:
Executable files with the SGID permission run with the privileges of the owner of the file. SGID files of uncertain provenance could allow for unprivileged users to elevate privileges. The presence of these files should be strictly controlled on the system.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_file_permissions_unauthorized_sgid
Identifiers:

CCE-91472-1

References:
cis-csc12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 3, 5
cobit5APO01.06, DSS05.04, DSS05.07, DSS06.02
isa-62443-20094.3.3.7.3
isa-62443-2013SR 2.1, SR 5.2
iso27001-2013A.10.1.1, A.11.1.4, A.11.1.5, A.11.2.1, A.13.1.1, A.13.1.3, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.13.2.4, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.6.1.2, A.7.1.1, A.7.1.2, A.7.3.1, A.8.2.2, A.8.2.3, A.9.1.1, A.9.1.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.4.1, A.9.4.4, A.9.4.5
nistCM-6(a), AC-6(1)
nist-csfPR.AC-4, PR.DS-5
cis6.1.12
anssiR56

Rule   Ensure All SUID Executables Are Authorized   [ref]

The SUID (set user id) bit should be set only on files that were installed via authorized means. A straightforward means of identifying unauthorized SUID files is determine if any were not installed as part of an RPM package, which is cryptographically verified. Investigate the origin of any unpackaged SUID files. This configuration check considers authorized SUID files those which were installed via RPM. It is assumed that when an individual has sudo access to install an RPM and all packages are signed with an organizationally-recognized GPG key, the software should be considered an approved package on the system. Any SUID file not deployed through an RPM will be flagged for further review.
Warning:  This rule can take a long time to perform the check and might consume a considerable amount of resources depending on the number of files present on the system. It is not a problem in most cases, but especially systems with a large number of files can be affected. See https://access.redhat.com/articles/6999111.
Rationale:
Executable files with the SUID permission run with the privileges of the owner of the file. SUID files of uncertain provenance could allow for unprivileged users to elevate privileges. The presence of these files should be strictly controlled on the system.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_file_permissions_unauthorized_suid
Identifiers:

CCE-91473-9

References:
cis-csc12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 3, 5
cobit5APO01.06, DSS05.04, DSS05.07, DSS06.02
isa-62443-20094.3.3.7.3
isa-62443-2013SR 2.1, SR 5.2
iso27001-2013A.10.1.1, A.11.1.4, A.11.1.5, A.11.2.1, A.13.1.1, A.13.1.3, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.13.2.4, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.6.1.2, A.7.1.1, A.7.1.2, A.7.3.1, A.8.2.2, A.8.2.3, A.9.1.1, A.9.1.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.4.1, A.9.4.4, A.9.4.5
nistCM-6(a), AC-6(1)
nist-csfPR.AC-4, PR.DS-5
cis6.1.11
anssiR56

Rule   Ensure No World-Writable Files Exist   [ref]

It is generally a good idea to remove global (other) write access to a file when it is discovered. However, check with documentation for specific applications before making changes. Also, monitor for recurring world-writable files, as these may be symptoms of a misconfigured application or user account. Finally, this applies to real files and not virtual files that are a part of pseudo file systems such as sysfs or procfs.
Warning:  This rule can take a long time to perform the check and might consume a considerable amount of resources depending on the number of files present on the system. It is not a problem in most cases, but especially systems with a large number of files can be affected. See https://access.redhat.com/articles/6999111.
Rationale:
Data in world-writable files can be modified by any user on the system. In almost all circumstances, files can be configured using a combination of user and group permissions to support whatever legitimate access is needed without the risk caused by world-writable files.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_file_permissions_unauthorized_world_writable
Identifiers:

CCE-91583-5

References:
cis-csc12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 3, 5
cobit5APO01.06, DSS05.04, DSS05.07, DSS06.02
isa-62443-20094.3.3.7.3
isa-62443-2013SR 2.1, SR 5.2
iso27001-2013A.10.1.1, A.11.1.4, A.11.1.5, A.11.2.1, A.13.1.1, A.13.1.3, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.13.2.4, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.6.1.2, A.7.1.1, A.7.1.2, A.7.3.1, A.8.2.2, A.8.2.3, A.9.1.1, A.9.1.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.4.1, A.9.4.4, A.9.4.5
nerc-cipCIP-003-8 R5.1.1, CIP-003-8 R5.3, CIP-004-6 R2.3, CIP-007-3 R2.1, CIP-007-3 R2.2, CIP-007-3 R2.3, CIP-007-3 R5.1, CIP-007-3 R5.1.1, CIP-007-3 R5.1.2
nistCM-6(a), AC-6(1)
nist-csfPR.AC-4, PR.DS-5
cis6.1.8
anssiR54
pcidss42.2.6

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:configure

FILTER_NODEV=$(awk '/nodev/ { print $2 }' /proc/filesystems | paste -sd,)
PARTITIONS=$(findmnt -n -l -k -it $FILTER_NODEV | awk '{ print $1 }')
for PARTITION in $PARTITIONS; do
  find "${PARTITION}" -xdev -type f -perm -002 -exec chmod o-w {} \; 2>/dev/null
done

# Ensure /tmp is also fixed whem tmpfs is used.
if grep "^tmpfs /tmp" /proc/mounts; then
  find /tmp -xdev -type f -perm -002 -exec chmod o-w {} \; 2>/dev/null
fi

Rule   Ensure All Files Are Owned by a Group   [ref]

If any file is not group-owned by a group present in /etc/group, the cause of the lack of group-ownership must be investigated. Following this, those files should be deleted or assigned to an appropriate group. Locate the mount points related to local devices by the following command:
$ findmnt -n -l -k -it $(awk '/nodev/ { print $2 }' /proc/filesystems | paste -sd,)
For all mount points listed by the previous command, it is necessary to search for files which do not belong to a valid group using the following command:
$ sudo find MOUNTPOINT -xdev -nogroup 2>/dev/null
Warning:  This rule only considers local groups as valid groups. If you have your groups defined outside /etc/group, the rule won't consider those.
Warning:  This rule can take a long time to perform the check and might consume a considerable amount of resources depending on the number of files present on the system. It is not a problem in most cases, but especially systems with a large number of files can be affected. See https://access.redhat.com/articles/6999111.
Rationale:
Unowned files do not directly imply a security problem, but they are generally a sign that something is amiss. They may be caused by an intruder, by incorrect software installation or draft software removal, or by failure to remove all files belonging to a deleted account, or other similar cases. The files should be repaired so they will not cause problems when accounts are created in the future, and the cause should be discovered and addressed.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_file_permissions_ungroupowned
Identifiers:

CCE-83073-7

References:
cis-csc1, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 3, 5
cobit5APO01.06, DSS05.02, DSS05.04, DSS05.05, DSS05.07, DSS05.10, DSS06.02, DSS06.03, DSS06.06, DSS06.10
disaCCI-000366, CCI-002165
isa-62443-20094.3.3.2.2, 4.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 5.2
iso27001-2013A.10.1.1, A.11.1.4, A.11.1.5, A.11.2.1, A.13.1.1, A.13.1.3, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.13.2.4, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.18.1.4, A.6.1.2, A.7.1.1, A.7.1.2, A.7.3.1, A.8.2.2, A.8.2.3, A.9.1.1, A.9.1.2, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.2, A.9.2.3, A.9.2.4, A.9.2.6, A.9.3.1, A.9.4.1, A.9.4.2, A.9.4.3, A.9.4.4, A.9.4.5
nistCM-6(a), AC-6(1)
nist-csfPR.AC-1, PR.AC-4, PR.AC-6, PR.AC-7, PR.DS-5, PR.PT-3
os-srgSRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227
stigidSLES-12-010700
cis6.1.10
anssiR53
pcidss42.2.6
stigrefSV-217169r854097_rule

Rule   Ensure All Files Are Owned by a User   [ref]

If any files are not owned by a user, then the cause of their lack of ownership should be investigated. Following this, the files should be deleted or assigned to an appropriate user. Locate the mount points related to local devices by the following command:
$ findmnt -n -l -k -it $(awk '/nodev/ { print $2 }' /proc/filesystems | paste -sd,)
For all mount points listed by the previous command, it is necessary to search for files which do not belong to a valid user using the following command:
$ sudo find MOUNTPOINT -xdev -nouser 2>/dev/null
Warning:  For this rule to evaluate centralized user accounts, getent must be working properly so that running the command
getent passwd
returns a list of all users in your organization. If using the System Security Services Daemon (SSSD),
enumerate = true
must be configured in your organization's domain to return a complete list of users
Warning:  This rule can take a long time to perform the check and might consume a considerable amount of resources depending on the number of files present on the system. It is not a problem in most cases, but especially systems with a large number of files can be affected. See https://access.redhat.com/articles/6999111.
Rationale:
Unowned files do not directly imply a security problem, but they are generally a sign that something is amiss. They may be caused by an intruder, by incorrect software installation or draft software removal, or by failure to remove all files belonging to a deleted account, or other similar cases. The files should be repaired so they will not cause problems when accounts are created in the future, and the cause should be discovered and addressed.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_no_files_unowned_by_user
Identifiers:

CCE-83072-9

References:
cis-csc11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 3, 5, 9
cobit5APO01.06, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS05.02, DSS05.04, DSS05.05, DSS05.07, DSS06.02, DSS06.03, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000366, CCI-002165
isa-62443-20094.3.3.2.2, 4.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 5.2, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.10.1.1, A.11.1.4, A.11.1.5, A.11.2.1, A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.13.1.1, A.13.1.3, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.13.2.4, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.6.1.2, A.7.1.1, A.7.1.2, A.7.3.1, A.8.2.2, A.8.2.3, A.9.1.1, A.9.1.2, A.9.2.1, A.9.2.3, A.9.4.1, A.9.4.4, A.9.4.5
nistCM-6(a), AC-6(1)
nist-csfPR.AC-4, PR.AC-6, PR.DS-5, PR.IP-1, PR.PT-3
os-srgSRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227
stigidSLES-12-010690
cis6.1.9
anssiR53
pcidss42.2.6
stigrefSV-217168r854096_rule
Group   Services   Group contains 10 groups and 13 rules
[ref]   The best protection against vulnerable software is running less software. This section describes how to review the software which SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 installs on a system and disable software which is not needed. It then enumerates the software packages installed on a default SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 system and provides guidance about which ones can be safely disabled.

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 provides a convenient minimal install option that essentially installs the bare necessities for a functional system. When building SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 systems, it is highly recommended to select the minimal packages and then build up the system from there.
Group   DHCP   Group contains 1 group and 1 rule
[ref]   The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) allows systems to request and obtain an IP address and other configuration parameters from a server.

This guide recommends configuring networking on clients by manually editing the appropriate files under /etc/sysconfig. Use of DHCP can make client systems vulnerable to compromise by rogue DHCP servers, and should be avoided unless necessary. If using DHCP is necessary, however, there are best practices that should be followed to minimize security risk.
Group   Disable DHCP Server   Group contains 1 rule
[ref]   The DHCP server dhcpd is not installed or activated by default. If the software was installed and activated, but the system does not need to act as a DHCP server, it should be disabled and removed.

Rule   Uninstall DHCP Server Package   [ref]

If the system does not need to act as a DHCP server, the dhcp package can be uninstalled. The dhcp-server package can be removed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper remove dhcp-server
Rationale:
Removing the DHCP server ensures that it cannot be easily or accidentally reactivated and disrupt network operation.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_dhcp_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91453-1

References:
cis-csc11, 14, 3, 9
cobit5BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS05.02, DSS05.05, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000366
isa-62443-20094.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.9.1.2
nistCM-7(a), CM-7(b), CM-6(a)
nist-csfPR.IP-1, PR.PT-3
cis2.2.5
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure dhcp-server is removed
  package:
    name: dhcp-server
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91453-1
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(b)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_dhcp_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_dhcp-server

class remove_dhcp-server {
  package { 'dhcp-server':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove dhcp-server
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on dhcp-server. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "dhcp-server"
Group   Mail Server Software   Group contains 1 rule
[ref]   Mail servers are used to send and receive email over the network. Mail is a very common service, and Mail Transfer Agents (MTAs) are obvious targets of network attack. Ensure that systems are not running MTAs unnecessarily, and configure needed MTAs as defensively as possible.

Very few systems at any site should be configured to directly receive email over the network. Users should instead use mail client programs to retrieve email from a central server that supports protocols such as IMAP or POP3. However, it is normal for most systems to be independently capable of sending email, for instance so that cron jobs can report output to an administrator. Most MTAs, including Postfix, support a submission-only mode in which mail can be sent from the local system to a central site MTA (or directly delivered to a local account), but the system still cannot receive mail directly over a network.

The alternatives program in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 permits selection of other mail server software (such as Sendmail), but Postfix is the default and is preferred. Postfix was coded with security in mind and can also be more effectively contained by SELinux as its modular design has resulted in separate processes performing specific actions. More information is available on its website, http://www.postfix.org.

Rule   Uninstall Sendmail Package   [ref]

Sendmail is not the default mail transfer agent and is not installed by default. The sendmail package can be removed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper remove sendmail
Rationale:
The sendmail software was not developed with security in mind and its design prevents it from being effectively contained by SELinux. Postfix should be used instead.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_sendmail_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91463-0

References:
cis-csc11, 14, 3, 9
cobit5BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS05.02, DSS05.05, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000381
isa-62443-20094.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.9.1.2
nistCM-7(a), CM-7(b), CM-6(a)
nist-csfPR.IP-1, PR.PT-3
os-srgSRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227, SRG-OS-000095-GPOS-00049
anssiR62

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure sendmail is removed
  package:
    name: sendmail
    state: absent
  when: ansible_virtualization_type not in ["docker", "lxc", "openvz", "podman", "container"]
  tags:
  - CCE-91463-0
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(b)
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_sendmail_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_sendmail

class remove_sendmail {
  package { 'sendmail':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if [ ! -f /.dockerenv ] && [ ! -f /run/.containerenv ]; then

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove sendmail
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on sendmail. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "sendmail"

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi
Group   Obsolete Services   Group contains 6 groups and 11 rules
[ref]   This section discusses a number of network-visible services which have historically caused problems for system security, and for which disabling or severely limiting the service has been the best available guidance for some time. As a result of this, many of these services are not installed as part of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 by default.

Organizations which are running these services should switch to more secure equivalents as soon as possible. If it remains absolutely necessary to run one of these services for legacy reasons, care should be taken to restrict the service as much as possible, for instance by configuring host firewall software such as iptables to restrict access to the vulnerable service to only those remote hosts which have a known need to use it.
Group   Xinetd   Group contains 1 rule
[ref]   The xinetd service acts as a dedicated listener for some network services (mostly, obsolete ones) and can be used to provide access controls and perform some logging. It has been largely obsoleted by other features, and it is not installed by default. The older Inetd service is not even available as part of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12.

Rule   Uninstall xinetd Package   [ref]

The xinetd package can be removed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper remove xinetd
Rationale:
Removing the xinetd package decreases the risk of the xinetd service's accidental (or intentional) activation.
Severity: 
low
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_xinetd_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91480-4

References:
cis-csc11, 12, 14, 15, 3, 8, 9
cobit5APO13.01, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS01.04, DSS05.02, DSS05.03, DSS05.05, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000305
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
isa-62443-20094.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 3.1, SR 3.5, SR 3.8, SR 4.1, SR 4.3, SR 5.1, SR 5.2, SR 5.3, SR 7.1, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.11.2.6, A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.13.1.1, A.13.2.1, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.6.2.1, A.6.2.2, A.9.1.2
nistCM-7(a), CM-7(b), CM-6(a)
nist-csfPR.AC-3, PR.IP-1, PR.PT-3, PR.PT-4
cis2.1.1
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure xinetd is removed
  package:
    name: xinetd
    state: absent
  when: ansible_virtualization_type not in ["docker", "lxc", "openvz", "podman", "container"]
  tags:
  - CCE-91480-4
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(b)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - low_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_xinetd_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_xinetd

class remove_xinetd {
  package { 'xinetd':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
# Remediation is applicable only in certain platforms
if [ ! -f /.dockerenv ] && [ ! -f /run/.containerenv ]; then

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove xinetd
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on xinetd. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "xinetd"

else
    >&2 echo 'Remediation is not applicable, nothing was done'
fi
Group   NIS   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   The Network Information Service (NIS), also known as 'Yellow Pages' (YP), and its successor NIS+ have been made obsolete by Kerberos, LDAP, and other modern centralized authentication services. NIS should not be used because it suffers from security problems inherent in its design, such as inadequate protection of important authentication information.

Rule   Remove NIS Client   [ref]

The Network Information Service (NIS), formerly known as Yellow Pages, is a client-server directory service protocol used to distribute system configuration files. The NIS client (ypbind) was used to bind a system to an NIS server and receive the distributed configuration files.
Rationale:
The NIS service is inherently an insecure system that has been vulnerable to DOS attacks, buffer overflows and has poor authentication for querying NIS maps. NIS generally has been replaced by such protocols as Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). It is recommended that the service be removed.
Severity: 
unknown
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_ypbind_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91458-0

References:
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
cis2.3.1
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure ypbind is removed
  package:
    name: ypbind
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91458-0
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_ypbind_removed
  - unknown_severity

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_ypbind

class remove_ypbind {
  package { 'ypbind':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove ypbind
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on ypbind. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "ypbind"

Rule   Uninstall ypserv Package   [ref]

The ypserv package can be removed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper remove ypserv
Rationale:
The NIS service provides an unencrypted authentication service which does not provide for the confidentiality and integrity of user passwords or the remote session. Removing the ypserv package decreases the risk of the accidental (or intentional) activation of NIS or NIS+ services.
Severity: 
high
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_ypserv_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91459-8

References:
cis-csc11, 12, 14, 15, 3, 8, 9
cobit5APO13.01, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS01.04, DSS05.02, DSS05.03, DSS05.05, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000381
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
isa-62443-20094.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 3.1, SR 3.5, SR 3.8, SR 4.1, SR 4.3, SR 5.1, SR 5.2, SR 5.3, SR 7.1, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.11.2.6, A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.13.1.1, A.13.2.1, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.6.2.1, A.6.2.2, A.9.1.2
nistCM-7(a), CM-7(b), CM-6(a), IA-5(1)(c)
nist-csfPR.AC-3, PR.IP-1, PR.PT-3, PR.PT-4
pcidssReq-2.2.2
os-srgSRG-OS-000095-GPOS-00049
cis2.2.18
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure ypserv is removed
  package:
    name: ypserv
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91459-8
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(c)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-2.2.2
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_ypserv_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_ypserv

class remove_ypserv {
  package { 'ypserv':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove ypserv
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on ypserv. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "ypserv"
Group   Rlogin, Rsh, and Rexec   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   The Berkeley r-commands are legacy services which allow cleartext remote access and have an insecure trust model.

Rule   Uninstall rsh-server Package   [ref]

The rsh-server package can be removed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper remove rsh-server
Rationale:
The rsh-server service provides unencrypted remote access service which does not provide for the confidentiality and integrity of user passwords or the remote session and has very weak authentication. If a privileged user were to login using this service, the privileged user password could be compromised. The rsh-server package provides several obsolete and insecure network services. Removing it decreases the risk of those services' accidental (or intentional) activation.
Severity: 
high
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_rsh-server_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91462-2

References:
cis-csc11, 12, 14, 15, 3, 8, 9
cobit5APO13.01, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS01.04, DSS05.02, DSS05.03, DSS05.05, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000381
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
isa-62443-20094.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 3.1, SR 3.5, SR 3.8, SR 4.1, SR 4.3, SR 5.1, SR 5.2, SR 5.3, SR 7.1, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.11.2.6, A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.13.1.1, A.13.2.1, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.6.2.1, A.6.2.2, A.9.1.2
nistCM-7(a), CM-7(b), CM-6(a), IA-5(1)(c)
nist-csfPR.AC-3, PR.IP-1, PR.PT-3, PR.PT-4
os-srgSRG-OS-000095-GPOS-00049
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure rsh-server is removed
  package:
    name: rsh-server
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91462-2
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(b)
  - NIST-800-53-IA-5(1)(c)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_rsh-server_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_rsh-server

class remove_rsh-server {
  package { 'rsh-server':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove rsh-server
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on rsh-server. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "rsh-server"

Rule   Uninstall rsh Package   [ref]

The rsh package contains the client commands for the rsh services
Rationale:
These legacy clients contain numerous security exposures and have been replaced with the more secure SSH package. Even if the server is removed, it is best to ensure the clients are also removed to prevent users from inadvertently attempting to use these commands and therefore exposing their credentials. Note that removing the rsh package removes the clients for rsh,rcp, and rlogin.
Severity: 
unknown
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_rsh_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91454-9

References:
cui3.1.13
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
iso27001-2013A.8.2.3, A.13.1.1, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3
cis2.3.2
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure rsh is removed
  package:
    name: rsh
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91454-9
  - NIST-800-171-3.1.13
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_rsh_removed
  - unknown_severity

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_rsh

class remove_rsh {
  package { 'rsh':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove rsh
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on rsh. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "rsh"
Group   Chat/Messaging Services   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   The talk software makes it possible for users to send and receive messages across systems through a terminal session.

Rule   Uninstall talk-server Package   [ref]

The talk-server package can be removed with the following command:
 $ sudo zypper remove talk-server
Rationale:
The talk software presents a security risk as it uses unencrypted protocols for communications. Removing the talk-server package decreases the risk of the accidental (or intentional) activation of talk services.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_talk-server_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91464-8

References:
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure talk-server is removed
  package:
    name: talk-server
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91464-8
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_talk-server_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_talk-server

class remove_talk-server {
  package { 'talk-server':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove talk-server
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on talk-server. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "talk-server"

Rule   Uninstall talk Package   [ref]

The talk package contains the client program for the Internet talk protocol, which allows the user to chat with other users on different systems. Talk is a communication program which copies lines from one terminal to the terminal of another user. The talk package can be removed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper remove talk
Rationale:
The talk software presents a security risk as it uses unencrypted protocols for communications. Removing the talk package decreases the risk of the accidental (or intentional) activation of talk client program.
Severity: 
medium
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_talk_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91456-4

References:
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
cis2.3.3
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure talk is removed
  package:
    name: talk
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91456-4
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - medium_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_talk_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_talk

class remove_talk {
  package { 'talk':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove talk
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on talk. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "talk"
Group   Telnet   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   The telnet protocol does not provide confidentiality or integrity for information transmitted on the network. This includes authentication information such as passwords. Organizations which use telnet should be actively working to migrate to a more secure protocol.

Rule   Uninstall telnet-server Package   [ref]

The telnet-server package can be removed with the following command:
$ sudo zypper remove telnet-server
Rationale:
It is detrimental for operating systems to provide, or install by default, functionality exceeding requirements or mission objectives. These unnecessary capabilities are often overlooked and therefore may remain unsecure. They increase the risk to the platform by providing additional attack vectors.
The telnet service provides an unencrypted remote access service which does not provide for the confidentiality and integrity of user passwords or the remote session. If a privileged user were to login using this service, the privileged user password could be compromised.
Removing the telnet-server package decreases the risk of the telnet service's accidental (or intentional) activation.
Severity: 
high
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_telnet-server_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-83084-4

References:
cis-csc11, 12, 14, 15, 3, 8, 9
cobit5APO13.01, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS01.04, DSS05.02, DSS05.03, DSS05.05, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000381
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
isa-62443-20094.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 3.1, SR 3.5, SR 3.8, SR 4.1, SR 4.3, SR 5.1, SR 5.2, SR 5.3, SR 7.1, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.11.2.6, A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.13.1.1, A.13.2.1, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.6.2.1, A.6.2.2, A.9.1.2
nistCM-7(a), CM-7(b), CM-6(a)
nist-csfPR.AC-3, PR.IP-1, PR.PT-3, PR.PT-4
pcidssReq-2.2.2
os-srgSRG-OS-000095-GPOS-00049
stigidSLES-12-030000
cis2.2.19
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4
stigrefSV-217258r877396_rule

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure telnet-server is removed
  package:
    name: telnet-server
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-83084-4
  - DISA-STIG-SLES-12-030000
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(b)
  - PCI-DSS-Req-2.2.2
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_telnet-server_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_telnet-server

class remove_telnet-server {
  package { 'telnet-server':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove telnet-server
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on telnet-server. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "telnet-server"

Rule   Remove telnet Clients   [ref]

The telnet client allows users to start connections to other systems via the telnet protocol.
Rationale:
The telnet protocol is insecure and unencrypted. The use of an unencrypted transmission medium could allow an unauthorized user to steal credentials. The ssh package provides an encrypted session and stronger security and is included in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12.
Severity: 
low
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_telnet_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91457-2

References:
cui3.1.13
hipaa164.308(a)(4)(i), 164.308(b)(1), 164.308(b)(3), 164.310(b), 164.312(e)(1), 164.312(e)(2)(ii)
iso27001-2013A.8.2.3, A.13.1.1, A.13.2.1, A.13.2.3, A.14.1.2, A.14.1.3
cis2.3.4
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure telnet is removed
  package:
    name: telnet
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91457-2
  - NIST-800-171-3.1.13
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - low_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_telnet_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_telnet

class remove_telnet {
  package { 'telnet':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove telnet
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on telnet. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "telnet"
Group   TFTP Server   Group contains 2 rules
[ref]   TFTP is a lightweight version of the FTP protocol which has traditionally been used to configure networking equipment. However, TFTP provides little security, and modern versions of networking operating systems frequently support configuration via SSH or other more secure protocols. A TFTP server should be run only if no more secure method of supporting existing equipment can be found.

Rule   Uninstall tftp-server Package   [ref]

The tftp-server package can be removed with the following command:
 $ sudo zypper remove tftp-server
Rationale:
Removing the tftp-server package decreases the risk of the accidental (or intentional) activation of tftp services.

If TFTP is required for operational support (such as transmission of router configurations), its use must be documented with the Information Systems Securty Manager (ISSM), restricted to only authorized personnel, and have access control rules established.
Severity: 
high
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_tftp-server_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91596-7

References:
cis-csc11, 12, 14, 15, 3, 8, 9
cobit5APO13.01, BAI10.01, BAI10.02, BAI10.03, BAI10.05, DSS01.04, DSS05.02, DSS05.03, DSS05.05, DSS06.06
disaCCI-000318, CCI-000366, CCI-000368, CCI-001812, CCI-001813, CCI-001814
isa-62443-20094.3.3.5.1, 4.3.3.5.2, 4.3.3.5.3, 4.3.3.5.4, 4.3.3.5.5, 4.3.3.5.6, 4.3.3.5.7, 4.3.3.5.8, 4.3.3.6.1, 4.3.3.6.2, 4.3.3.6.3, 4.3.3.6.4, 4.3.3.6.5, 4.3.3.6.6, 4.3.3.6.7, 4.3.3.6.8, 4.3.3.6.9, 4.3.3.7.1, 4.3.3.7.2, 4.3.3.7.3, 4.3.3.7.4, 4.3.4.3.2, 4.3.4.3.3
isa-62443-2013SR 1.1, SR 1.10, SR 1.11, SR 1.12, SR 1.13, SR 1.2, SR 1.3, SR 1.4, SR 1.5, SR 1.6, SR 1.7, SR 1.8, SR 1.9, SR 2.1, SR 2.2, SR 2.3, SR 2.4, SR 2.5, SR 2.6, SR 2.7, SR 3.1, SR 3.5, SR 3.8, SR 4.1, SR 4.3, SR 5.1, SR 5.2, SR 5.3, SR 7.1, SR 7.6
iso27001-2013A.11.2.6, A.12.1.2, A.12.5.1, A.12.6.2, A.13.1.1, A.13.2.1, A.14.1.3, A.14.2.2, A.14.2.3, A.14.2.4, A.6.2.1, A.6.2.2, A.9.1.2
nistCM-7(a), CM-7(b), CM-6(a)
nist-csfPR.AC-3, PR.IP-1, PR.PT-3, PR.PT-4
os-srgSRG-OS-000480-GPOS-00227
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure tftp-server is removed
  package:
    name: tftp-server
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91596-7
  - NIST-800-53-CM-6(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(a)
  - NIST-800-53-CM-7(b)
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - high_severity
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_tftp-server_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_tftp-server

class remove_tftp-server {
  package { 'tftp-server':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove tftp-server
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on tftp-server. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "tftp-server"

Rule   Remove tftp Daemon   [ref]

Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is a simple file transfer protocol, typically used to automatically transfer configuration or boot files between systems. TFTP does not support authentication and can be easily hacked. The package tftp is a client program that allows for connections to a tftp server.
Rationale:
It is recommended that TFTP be removed, unless there is a specific need for TFTP (such as a boot server). In that case, use extreme caution when configuring the services.
Severity: 
low
Rule ID:xccdf_org.ssgproject.content_rule_package_tftp_removed
Identifiers:

CCE-91465-5

References:
anssiR62
pcidss42.2.4

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
- name: Ensure tftp is removed
  package:
    name: tftp
    state: absent
  tags:
  - CCE-91465-5
  - PCI-DSSv4-2.2.4
  - disable_strategy
  - low_complexity
  - low_disruption
  - low_severity
  - no_reboot_needed
  - package_tftp_removed

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable
include remove_tftp

class remove_tftp {
  package { 'tftp':
    ensure => 'purged',
  }
}

Complexity:low
Disruption:low
Reboot:false
Strategy:disable

# CAUTION: This remediation script will remove tftp
#	   from the system, and may remove any packages
#	   that depend on tftp. Execute this
#	   remediation AFTER testing on a non-production
#	   system!

zypper remove -y "tftp"
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