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The Photon operating system must configure Secure Shell (SSH) to disable user environment processing.
Enabling user environment processing may enable users to bypass access restrictions in some configurations and must therefore be disabled.
VMware vSphere 8.0 vCenter Appliance Photon OS 4.0 Security Technical Implementation Guide
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At the command line, run the following command to verify the running configuration of sshd:
# sshd -T|&grep -i PermitUserEnvironment
If "PermitUserEnvironment" is not set to "no", this is a finding.
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Ensure the "PermitUserEnvironment" line is uncommented and set to the following:
At the command line, run the following command:
# systemctl restart sshd.service