SSH-7412 - SSH permit root login
For proper authorization purposes, do not use direct root logins. Doing so, may result in actions being performed by administrators without any traceability. Also using root permissions directly might increase the risk of intrusion or availability. (e.g. brute force attacks on the password, account lockout)Unless the owner of each key is traceable, public key authentication can be considered.
How to solve
Disable direct root login via the shell script. Option 1: Implement sudo Option 2: Implement public key authentication with proper traceability.
Linux and Unix System Hardening
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