STIGQter STIGQter: STIG Summary: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Security Technical Implementation Guide Version: 1 Release: 24 Benchmark Date: 25 Oct 2019: The /etc/shadow file must have mode 0000.

DISA Rule

SV-50305r1_rule

Vulnerability Number

V-38504

Group Title

SRG-OS-999999

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000035

Severity

CAT II

CCI(s)

Weight

10

Fix Recommendation

To properly set the permissions of "/etc/shadow", run the command:

# chmod 0000 /etc/shadow

Check Contents

To check the permissions of "/etc/shadow", run the command:

$ ls -l /etc/shadow

If properly configured, the output should indicate the following permissions: "----------"
If it does not, this is a finding.

Vulnerability Number

V-38504

Documentable

False

Rule Version

RHEL-06-000035

Severity Override Guidance

To check the permissions of "/etc/shadow", run the command:

$ ls -l /etc/shadow

If properly configured, the output should indicate the following permissions: "----------"
If it does not, this is a finding.

Check Content Reference

M

Target Key

2367

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