The qpidd service is automatically installed when the "base" package selection is selected during installation. The qpidd service listens for network connections which increases the attack surface of the system. If the system is not intended to receive AMQP traffic then the "qpidd" service is not needed and should be disabled or removed.
Run the following command to verify "qpidd" is disabled through current runtime configuration:
# service qpidd status
If the service is disabled the command will return the following output:
qpidd is stopped
If the service is running, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-43597r2_fix)
The "qpidd" service provides high speed, secure, guaranteed delivery services. It is an implementation of the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol. By default the qpidd service will bind to port 5672 and listen for connection attempts. The "qpidd" service can be disabled with the following commands: