BigFix Compliance: Updated CIS Checklist for RHEL 7, published 2020-03-17

BigFix Compliance

Updated CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Benchmark with a bug-fixes.

Security Benchmarks:
CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Benchmark, v2.2.0

Published Sites:
CIS Checklist for RHEL 7 site version 22
(The site version is provided for air-gap customers.)

Fixed and improved implementation for the following check:

• Ensure permissions on bootloader config are configured
• Ensure default user shell timeout is 900 seconds or less
• Deploy and Run CIS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Actions to take:
• To subscribe to the above site, you can use the License Overview Dashboard to enable and gather the site. Note that you must be entitled to the BigFix Compliance product and you must be using BigFix version 9.2 and later.

• If you use custom sites, update your custom sites accordingly to use the latest content. You can synchronize your content by using the Synchronize Custom Checks wizard. For more information, see

More information:
To know more about the BigFix Compliance SCM checklists, please see the following resource:

BigFix Forum:

We hope you find this latest release of SCM content useful and effective. Thank you!

– The BigFix Compliance team