STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Solaris 10 X86 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 26 Benchmark Date: 24 Jan 2020: The /etc/hosts file must be group-owned by root, bin, or sys.

DISA Rule

SV-39896r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-22324

Group Title

GEN001367

Rule Version

GEN001367

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the group owner of the /etc/hosts file to root, sys, or bin.

Procedure:
# chgrp root /etc/hosts

Check Contents

Check the /etc/hosts file's group ownership.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc/hosts

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

Vulnerability Number

V-22324

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN001367

Severity Override Guidance

Check the /etc/hosts file's group ownership.

Procedure:
# ls -lL /etc/hosts

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

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

25

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