STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware vRealize Automation 7.x SLES Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 1 Benchmark Date: 28 Sep 2018: The /var/log/messages file must be owned by root.

DISA Rule

SV-100379r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-89729

Group Title

SRG-OS-000206-GPOS-00084

Rule Version

VRAU-SL-000840

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the owner of the file /var/log/messages to "root" by running the following command:

# chown root /var/log/messages

Check Contents

Verify that the /var/log/messages file is owned by "root" by running the following command:

# ls -la /var/log/messages | cut -d' ' -f3

The output must look like the following example:

ls -la /var/log/messages | cut -d' ' -f3
root

If "root" is not returned as a result, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-89729

Documentable

False

Rule Version

VRAU-SL-000840

Severity Override Guidance

Verify that the /var/log/messages file is owned by "root" by running the following command:

# ls -la /var/log/messages | cut -d' ' -f3

The output must look like the following example:

ls -la /var/log/messages | cut -d' ' -f3
root

If "root" is not returned as a result, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

3459

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