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RHEL 8 must display the date and time of the last successful account logon upon logon.


Overview

Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-230381 RHEL-08-020340 SV-230381r627750_rule Low
Description
Providing users with feedback on when account accesses last occurred facilitates user recognition and reporting of unauthorized account use.
STIG Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-15

Details

Check Text ( C-33050r567889_chk )
Verify users are provided with feedback on when account accesses last occurred with the following command:

$ sudo grep pam_lastlog /etc/pam.d/postlogin

session required pam_lastlog.so showfailed

If "pam_lastlog" is missing from "/etc/pam.d/postlogin" file, or the silent option is present, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-33025r567890_fix)
Configure the operating system to provide users with feedback on when account accesses last occurred by setting the required configuration options in "/etc/pam.d/postlogin".

Add the following line to the top of "/etc/pam.d/postlogin":

session required pam_lastlog.so showfailed