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The system must use a separate file system for /var/log.
Placing "/var/log" in its own partition enables better separation between log files and other files in "/var/".
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide
Check Text ( C-46018r1_chk )
Run the following command to determine if "/var/log" is on its own partition or logical volume:
$ mount | grep "on /var/log "
If "/var/log" has its own partition or volume group, a line will be returned.
If no line is returned, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-43408r1_fix)
System logs are stored in the "/var/log" directory. Ensure that it has its own partition or logical volume at installation time, or migrate it using LVM.