STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: All global initialization files must be group-owned by root, sys, bin, other, system, or the system default.

DISA Rule

SV-12484r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-11983

Group Title

GEN001760

Rule Version

GEN001760

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the group ownership of the global initialization file(s) with incorrect group ownership.

Procedure:
# chgrp root <global initialization file>

Check Contents

Check the group ownership of global initialization files.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc/.login /etc/profile /etc/bashrc /etc/environment /etc/security/environ

If any global initialization file is not group-owned by root, sys, bin, other, system, or the system default, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-11983

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001760

Severity Override Guidance

Check the group ownership of global initialization files.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc/.login /etc/profile /etc/bashrc /etc/environment /etc/security/environ

If any global initialization file is not group-owned by root, sys, bin, other, system, or the system default, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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