Solaris security audit esp zones & container

What the specific security items to audit in a Solaris zones
& container environment?

What are the services required & not required in zones &
container & commands to check/disable them?

Any freeware to run in Solaris to scan for vulnerabilities
(eg: CIS scanner?) & up-to-date security patches?
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
I am deep into it but this security article is a good way to start the benchmark,

pls check out the -Compartmentalization (Zones), -Integrity Management and -Auditing

For more information on Solaris Auditing, see:
• OpenSolaris Community Project: OpenSolaris Security Audit:

• “Using Solaris Auditing in Zones” in Chapter 27, “Solaris Zones Administration (Overview),” of System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris:

• Archived Oracle technical paper: “Enforcing the Two-Person Rule via Role-Based Access Control in the Solaris 10 Operating System”:

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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
For CIS Solaris 11, it is available and handy as for every hardening aspects it state the relevant of zone support such as "Global Zone only", "All", "N/A", "Global Zone and non-global zones configured with exclusive IP stacks"

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