Aureport – linux tool for audit reporting of linux systems

Audit daemon(auditd) is the userspace component that runs on linux systems which will keep track of audit records by writing all the events to /var/log/audit/audit.log It would consult the audit rules configured in /etc/audit/audit.rules for what needs to be monitored and tracked such as file access, command runs, systemcalls executions etc Since, there is huge amount of events that are

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HTTP Security Header Not Detected

The following is the excerpt from Qualys Scan report: Vulnerability: HTTP Security Header Not DetectedQID: 11827 Reported on Port : 80/tcpTHREAT:This QID reports the absence of the following HTTP headers: X-Frame-OptionsX-XSS-ProtectionX-Content-Type-Options IMPACT:Depending on the vulnerability being exploited, an unauthenticated remote attacker could conduct cross-site scripting, clickjacking or MIME-type sniffing attacks. SOLUTION:Depending on their server software, customers are advised to set

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SSL Session caching in Apache HTTP Webserver

In this section, we will be looking at couple of stuffs as below : Is SSL Session Caching configured for Apache HTTP Webserver Testing SSL Session Caching (SSL session resumption) Before we start over, lets have a basic understanding of what is SSL session caching and its significance. SSL Session Caching (Session Resumption): It is a performance optimization mechanism that

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SSH Server Public Key Too Small

We will look at one more interesting SSH vulnerability reported by Qualys scanner appliance on RHEL6 servers. This one is classified as Confirmed Severity 2 (Medium) vulnerability level with PCI Vulnerable. Below is the vulnerability details from scan report Vulnerability: SSH Server Public Key Too SmallQID: 38738Category: General remote services PCI Vuln: YesTHREAT: The SSH protocol (Secure Shell) is a

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