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

DISA Rule

SV-26489r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-22365

Group Title

GEN002210

Rule Version

GEN002210

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the group-owner of the shell to root, bin, sys, or system.

Procedure:
# chgrp root <shell>

Check Contents

If /etc/shells exists, check the group ownership of each shell referenced.

Procedure:
# cat /etc/shells | xargs -n1 ls -lL

Otherwise, check any shells found on the system.
Procedure:
# find / -name "*sh" | xargs -n1 ls -lL

If a shell is not group-owned by root, bin, sys, or system, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-22365

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN002210

Severity Override Guidance

If /etc/shells exists, check the group ownership of each shell referenced.

Procedure:
# cat /etc/shells | xargs -n1 ls -lL

Otherwise, check any shells found on the system.
Procedure:
# find / -name "*sh" | xargs -n1 ls -lL

If a shell is not group-owned by root, bin, sys, or system, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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