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vSphere UI must use a logging mechanism that is configured to allocate log record storage capacity large enough to accommodate the logging requirements of the web server.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-239707 VCUI-67-000026 SV-239707r679227_rule Medium
To ensure that the logging mechanism used by the web server has sufficient storage capacity in which to write the logs, the logging mechanism needs to be able to allocate log record storage capacity. vSphere UI configures log sizes and rotation appropriately as part of its installation routine. Verifying that the logging configuration file (serviceability.xml) has not been modified is sufficient to determine if the logging configuration has been modified from the default.
VMware vSphere 6.7 UI Tomcat Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-01-03


Check Text ( C-42940r679225_chk )
At the command prompt, execute the following command:

# rpm -V vsphere-ui|grep serviceability.xml|grep "^..5......"

If the above command returns any output, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-42899r679226_fix)
Reinstall the VCSA or roll back to a snapshot.

Modifying the vSphere UI installation files manually is not supported by VMware.