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Security and Hardening Guide
  1. About This Guide
  2. 1 Security and Confidentiality
  3. 2 Common Criteria
  4. I Authentication
    1. 3 Authentication with PAM
    2. 4 Using NIS
    3. 5 Setting Up Authentication Clients Using YaST
    4. 6 LDAP with 389 Directory Server
    5. 7 Network Authentication with Kerberos
    6. 8 Active Directory Support
    7. 9 Setting Up a FreeRADIUS Server
  5. II Local Security
    1. 10 Physical Security
    2. 11 Software Management
    3. 12 File Management
    4. 13 Encrypting Partitions and Files
    5. 14 Storage Encryption for Hosted Applications with cryptctl
    6. 15 User Management
    7. 16 Restricting cron and at
    8. 17 Spectre/Meltdown Checker
    9. 18 Configuring Security Settings with YaST
    10. 19 Authorization with PolKit
    11. 20 Access Control Lists in Linux
    12. 21 Certificate Store
    13. 22 Intrusion Detection with AIDE
  6. III Network Security
    1. 23 X Window System and X Authentication
    2. 24 SSH: Secure Network Operations
    3. 25 Masquerading and Firewalls
    4. 26 Configuring a VPN Server
    5. 27 Improving Network Security with sysctl Variables
    6. 28 Enabling FIPS 140-2
  7. IV Confining Privileges with AppArmor
    1. 29 Introducing AppArmor
    2. 30 Getting Started
    3. 31 Immunizing Programs
    4. 32 Profile Components and Syntax
    5. 33 AppArmor Profile Repositories
    6. 34 Building and Managing Profiles with YaST
    7. 35 Building Profiles from the Command Line
    8. 36 Profiling Your Web Applications Using ChangeHat
    9. 37 Confining Users with pam_apparmor
    10. 38 Managing Profiled Applications
    11. 39 Support
    12. 40 AppArmor Glossary
  8. V SELinux
    1. 41 Configuring SELinux
  9. VI The Linux Audit Framework
    1. 42 Understanding Linux Audit
    2. 43 Setting Up the Linux Audit Framework
    3. 44 Introducing an Audit Rule Set
    4. 45 Useful Resources
  10. A Achieving PCI DSS Compliance
  11. B Licencias GNU
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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2

45 Useful Resources

There are other resources available containing valuable information about the Linux audit framework:

The Audit Manual Pages

There are several man pages installed along with the audit tools that provide valuable and very detailed information:

auditd(8)

The Linux audit daemon

auditd.conf(5)

The Linux audit daemon configuration file

auditctl(8)

A utility to assist controlling the kernel's audit system

autrace(8)

A program similar to strace

ausearch(8)

A tool to query audit daemon logs

aureport(8)

A tool that produces summary reports of audit daemon logs

audispd.conf(5)

The audit event dispatcher configuration file

audispd(8)

The audit event dispatcher daemon talking to plug-in programs.

http://people.redhat.com/sgrubb/audit/index.html

The home page of the Linux audit project. This site contains several specifications relating to different aspects of Linux audit, and a short FAQ.

/usr/share/doc/packages/audit

The audit package itself contains a README with basic design information and sample .rules files for different scenarios:

capp.rules: Controlled Access Protection Profile (CAPP)
lspp.rules: Labeled Security Protection Profile (LSPP)
nispom.rules: National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual Chapter 8(NISPOM)
stig.rules: Secure Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)
https://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/

The official Web site of the Common Criteria project. Learn all about the Common Criteria security certification initiative and which role audit plays in this framework.

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