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M1039 Environment Variable Permissions

Prevent modification of environment variables by unauthorized users and groups.

Item Value
ID M1039
Version 1.0
Created 11 June 2019
Last Modified 11 June 2019
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Techniques Addressed by Mitigation

Domain ID Name Use
enterprise T1562 Impair Defenses -
enterprise T1562.003 Impair Command History Logging Prevent users from changing the HISTCONTROL, HISTFILE, and HISTFILESIZE environment variables. 1
enterprise T1070 Indicator Removal on Host -
enterprise T1070.003 Clear Command History Making the environment variables associated with command history read only may ensure that the history is preserved.1


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