wodle name=”cis-cat”

New in version 3.1.0.

XML section name

<wodle name="cis-cat">
</wodle>

Configuration options of the CIS-CAT wodle.

Warning

CIS-CAT is not installed by default. It is a proprietary software that you have to obtain for using this module.

Main options

Main options

Allowed values

disabled

yes, no

timeout

A positive number (seconds)

java_path

Any valid path

ciscat_path

Any valid path

content

N/A

Scheduling options

Scheduling options

Allowed values

scan-on-start

yes, no

interval

A positive number + suffix

day

A day of the month

wday

A day of the week

time

A time of the day [hh:mm]

In the CIS-CAT integration section are shown some cases of using these options.

Main options

disabled

Disables the CIS-CAT wodle.

Default value

no

Allowed values

yes, no

timeout

Timeout for each evaluation. In case the execution takes longer that the specified timeout, it stops.

Default value

1800

Allowed values

A positive number (seconds)

java_path

Define where Java is located. If this parameter is not set, the wodle will search for the Java location in the default environment variable $PATH.

Default value

$PATH

Allowed values

Any valid path.

Warning

For this field, it can be set a full path or a relative path. Whether you specify a relative path, it concatenates to the Wazuh installation path. ciscat_path has the same behavior.

ciscat_path

Define where CIS-CAT is located.

Default value

wodles/ciscat

Allowed values

Any valid path.

content

Define an evaluation. At present, you can only run assessments for XCCDF policy files.

Attributes

type

Select content type.

path

Use the specified policy file.

timeout

Timeout for the evaluation (in seconds).

Use of this attribute overwrites the generic timeout.

profile

Select profile.

Note

The path attribute can be filled in with the whole path where the benchmark files are located, or with a relative path to the CIS-CAT tool location.

Scheduling options

scan-on-start

Run evaluation immediately when service is started.

Default value

yes

Allowed values

yes, no

interval

Interval between CIS-CAT executions.

Default value

1d

Allowed values

A positive number that should contain a suffix character indicating a time unit, such as, s (seconds), m (minutes), h (hours), d (days), w (weeks), M (months)

The interval option is conditioned by the following described options day, wday and time. If none of these options are set, the interval can take any allowed value.

day

New in version 3.5.0.

Day of the month to run the CIS-CAT scan.

Default value

n/a

Allowed values

Day of the month [1..31]

Note

When the day option is set, the interval value must be a multiple of months. By default, the interval is set to a month.

wday

New in version 3.5.0.

Day of the week to run the CIS-CAT scan. This option is not compatible with the day option.

Default value

n/a

Allowed values

Day of the week:
  • sunday/sun

  • monday/mon

  • tuesday/tue

  • wednesday/wed

  • thursday/thu

  • friday/fri

  • saturday/sat

Note

When the wday option is set, the interval value must be a multiple of weeks. By default, the interval is set to a week.

time

New in version 3.5.0.

Time of the day to run the scan. It has to be represented in the format hh:mm.

Default value

n/a

Allowed values

Time of day [hh:mm]

Note

When only the time option is set, the interval value must be a multiple of days. By default, the interval is set to a day.

Example of configuration

<wodle name="cis-cat">

  <disabled>no</disabled>
  <timeout>1800</timeout>
  <wday>monday</wday>
  <time>04:00</time>
  <interval>2w</interval>
  <scan-on-start>yes</scan-on-start>

  <java_path>/usr/bin</java_path>
  <ciscat_path>wodles/ciscat</ciscat_path>

  <content type="xccdf" path="benchmarks/CIS_Ubuntu_Linux_16.04_LTS_Benchmark_v1.0.0-xccdf.xml">
    <profile>xccdf_org.cisecurity.benchmarks_profile_Level_2_-_Server</profile>
  </content>

</wodle>