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OL 8 must not have the "iprutils" package installed if not required for operational support.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-248905 OL08-00-040380 SV-248905r780281_rule Medium
The "iprutils" package provides a suite of utilities to manage and configure IBM Power Linux RAID Adapters supported by the IPR SCSI storage device driver. Disabling the "iprutils" package protects the system against exploitation of any flaws in its implementation.
Oracle Linux 8 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-12-06


Check Text ( C-52339r780279_chk )
Determine if the "iprutils" package is installed with the following command:

$ sudo yum list installed iprutils

If the "iprutils" package is installed, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-52293r780280_fix)
Configure OL 8 to disable non-essential capabilities by removing the "iprutils" package from the system with the following command:

$ sudo yum remove iprutils