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The system must not permit interactive boot.
Using interactive boot, the console user could disable auditing, firewalls, or other services, weakening system security.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide
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To check whether interactive boot is disabled, run the following command:
$ grep PROMPT /etc/sysconfig/init
If interactive boot is disabled, the output will show:
If it does not, this is a finding.
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To disable the ability for users to perform interactive startups, edit the file "/etc/sysconfig/init". Add or correct the line:
The "PROMPT" option allows the console user to perform an interactive system startup, in which it is possible to select the set of services which are started on boot.