STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: The /etc/smbpasswd file must be owned by root.

DISA Rule

SV-1029r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-1029

Group Title

GEN006160

Rule Version

GEN006160

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Use the chown command to configure the smbpasswd file.
# chown root /etc/smbpasswd

Check Contents

Check the ownership of the smbpasswd file.

# find / -name smbpasswd
# ls -l <smbpasswd file>

If an smbpasswd file is not owned by root, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-1029

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN006160

Severity Override Guidance

Check the ownership of the smbpasswd file.

# find / -name smbpasswd
# ls -l <smbpasswd file>

If an smbpasswd file is not owned by root, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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