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

DISA Rule

SV-26442r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-22341

Group Title

GEN000000-LNX001431

Rule Version

GEN000000-LNX001431

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the owner of the /etc/gshadow file to root.
# chown root /etc/gshadow

Check Contents

Check that the /etc/gshadow file is owned by root.
# ls -l /etc/gshadow
If the file is not owned by root, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-22341

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN000000-LNX001431

Severity Override Guidance

Check that the /etc/gshadow file is owned by root.
# ls -l /etc/gshadow
If the file is not owned by root, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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