STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: VMware ESX 3 Server Version: 1 Release: 2 Benchmark Date: 22 Jul 2016: Files in /etc/news must be owned by root or news.

DISA Rule

SV-4277r2_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-4277

Group Title

GEN006340

Rule Version

GEN006340

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

Change the ownership of the files in /etc/news to root or news.

Procedure:
# chown root /etc/news/*

Check Contents

Check the ownership of the files in /etc/news.

Procedure:
# ls -al /etc/news

If any files are not owned by root or news, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-4277

Documentable

False

Rule Version

GEN006340

Severity Override Guidance

Check the ownership of the files in /etc/news.

Procedure:
# ls -al /etc/news

If any files are not owned by root or news, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Responsibility

System Administrator

Target Key

1386

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