STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: The /etc/group file must have mode 0644 or less permissive.

DISA Rule

SV-26433r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-22337

Group Title

GEN001393

Rule Version

GEN001393

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the mode of the /etc/group file to 0644 or less permissive.
# chmod 0644 /etc/group

Check Contents

Check the mode of the /etc/group file.

Procedure:
# ls -l /etc/group
If the file mode is more permissive than 0644, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-22337

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001393

Severity Override Guidance

Check the mode of the /etc/group file.

Procedure:
# ls -l /etc/group
If the file mode is more permissive than 0644, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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